What year did the panama canal open?

Answer Panama was originally a part of the country of Colombia, but declared independence in 1903 at the urging of the United States. The United States constructed the Panama Canal, which connects the Atl... Read More »

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What year was the Panama Canal made?

Construction on the Panama Canal began May 4, 1904, and opened for traffic Aug.15, 1914. Today, more than 70 nations use the canal, transporting more than 140 million tons of commercial cargo and 2... Read More »

What year was the Panama Canal completed?

The United States finished construction on the Panama Canal in 1914. After 34 years of planning and construction by the United States and France, the first cargo ship passed through the canal on A... Read More »

What year was the Panama Canal finished?

The Panama Canal was finished in 1913. The last cement was poured, and the engineers prepared for the first trial run on September 26. The locks were tested, after nine years of building, when the ... Read More »

What year did the first boat pass through the panama canal?

On January 7, 1914, the first complete passage through the Panama Canal was completed in the Alexandre La Valley, an old French crane boat. It floated from the Atlantic Ocean side of the canal to t... Read More »