Chronology of Erode's History
Chronology of Erode City922: Levying of Marriage and burial tax by Cholan Paranthagan.
944: Beginning of the digging of "Thazhi" Lake at Kollampalayam.
1079: Cancellation of hanging for killing of culprits (it was one of the first instances of this kind of rulings by any ruler in India)
1204: Subsidy granted for Sivan Temple.
1265: Kalingarayan Canal completed.
1275: Subsidy granted for Perumal Koil.
1340: Subsidy granted for Sivan Temple.
1420: Construction of Sripatha Mandapam (Carridor) at Perumal Temple.
1502: Palamedu Maaniyam (Subsidy) for Sivan Temple.
1527: Lakkapuram maaniyam (Subsidy) for the both temples.
1588: Digging of Kamalapushkarani pond.
1628: Commencement of Chandramathi Mudaliar Madam (Choultry)
1630: Kandirava Narasaraja Temple construction work.
1640: Renovation of Fort by Thirumalai Naicken.
1643: Commencement of Muthu Veerappa Naicken Choultry.
1656: Battle of "Mookkaruppu"
1672: Battle of Mysore
1779: Arrival of "Swards Pastor"
1790: Medows Captured Erode.
1791: Erode annexed to East India Company.
1799: Commencement of "Company Governance" Capital in Bhavani.
1804:Change of District Capital from Coimbatore to Bhavani.
1815: Kongalamman koil construction work commenced.
1819: Introduction of Cotton Crop.
1830: Work of "London Mission" starts.
1860: Erode becomes the Taluk Headquarters
1862: Erode jail starts functioning
1871: Erode municipality created.
1871: First census (population 10,201)
1876: Famine and cholera
1878: Famine is curbed, but the Erode Fort is destructed.
1882: Kauvery flood.
1917: Start of CSI Hospital or the ‘Gosha Hospital’
1918: Beginning of water distribution
1923: Compulsory education imposed
1934: Appointment of First Municipal Commissioner
1939: Municipality turns III Grade.
1940: Municipality turns II Grade.
1945: Streets are electrified.
1949: Municipality turns I Grade.
1981: Municipality turns Special Grade.
2008: Municipality is upgraded as Erode City Municipal Corporation.
2010: Under Ground Drainage Sewerage Scheme Started
2010: New Office Building at Rs.5.00 Cr Constructed