What Happened in 1810

Significant Events

  • May 25 In the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Spanish Viceroy Cisneros during Semana de Mayo
  • Sep 16 Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, calling for the end of Spanish rule (Mexican Independence Day)
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World Leaders in 1810

Famous People in 1810

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 11 French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria
  • Jun 21 US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith near Louisville, Kentucky
  • Aug 8 Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moves to Delhi.
  • Oct 12 First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.

Famous Divorces

  • Jan 10 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I & Empress Joséphine

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 7 Joseph Lipavsky, composer, dies at 37
  • Jan 20 Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania (b. 1722)
  • Jan 28 Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead
  • Feb 20 Andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42
  • Feb 20 Johann Friedrich Kranz, composer, dies at 57
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