CHRONOLOGY, 1879-1902 375
November
9
December
23
1900, January 6
March
17
April 17
July
27
July
27-ca.
August 9
July
28
ca.
August 9
August 18
early September
September 21
October
7
October
11
December
13
end of December
1901,
February
21
March-April
March
1
Einstein
registers
at
Unionstraße
4 in Zurich,
where
he
again
rooms
in
the house of Henriette
Hägi.
The winter vacation
begins.
Classes
resume.
Classes
at
the ETH end. The winter
semester
ends
on
24
March.
The
summer
semester at
the ETH
begins
and classes
start.
Einstein
passes
the oral
final
examination for the
Diplom.
Einstein
spends
a
holiday
with
his mother,
sister,
and
aunt in
Melchtal. He informs
his
mother
that
Maric
and
he
plan
to
marry.
Einstein
receives his
Diplom as
Fachlehrer
in
mathema-
tischer
Richtung
from the ETH.
Einstein
goes
to
Zurich
to
inquire
about
a
position
as
Assistent
to
Professor Adolf Hurwitz
at
the ETH.
Einstein travels
to
Milan.
Einstein and
his
father
visit
the father's
power
stations
in
Canneto and Isola della
Scala,
and also
visit Venice.
Einstein
goes on a
trip
to
Lago Maggiore.
Einstein
returns to
Zurich,
where
he
works
on a
doctoral dissertation
during
the winter
semester.
Einstein
registers
at Dolderstraße
17
in
Zurich,
Henriette
Hägi's
new
address.
Einstein submits
his first scientific
paper,
on
capillarity,
to
the
Annalen der
Physik.
Einstein
spends
the
holiday
season
with
his parents,
returning
to
Zurich
by 3
January.
Einstein obtains
Swiss
citizenship.
Einstein
applies unsuccessfully
for
a
position
as
Assistent to several
physicists.
Einstein's
first scientific
paper is published
in
the
Annalen
der
Physik (Einstein
1901).
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