Today in History for Year 1830

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 49 of 49

Jan 7th - 1st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)
Jan 13th - Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
Jan 21st - Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported
Jan 28th - Opera "Fra Diavolo" premieres in Paris
Feb 3rd - The sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol.
Feb 25th - Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris
Mar 4th - Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" premieres in Venice
Mar 10th - The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
Mar 16th - London's re-organised police force (Scotland Yard)
Mar 16th - New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)
Mar 26th - The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
Apr 6th - Joseph Smith & 5 others organizes Mormon church in Seneca Co, NY
Apr 11th - Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt
May 3rd - 1st regular steam train passenger service starts
Religious Leader Joseph Smith JrReligious Leader Joseph Smith Jr May 13th - Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president
May 18th - Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever
May 20th - 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)
May 20th - D Hyde patents fountain pen
May 24th - "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is published
May 24th - 1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
May 28th - US Congress authorizes native Indian removal from all states to western prairie
Jun 12th - Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers land 27 kilometers west of Algiers, at Sidi Ferruch.
Jul 5th - France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
Jul 15th - Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk & Fox, sign fourth Treaty of Prairie du Chien giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa & Missouri
Jul 27th - Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X
Aug 2nd - Charles X of France abdicates in favour of his grandson the Duc de Bordeaux
Aug 4th - Plans for city of Chicago laid out
Aug 9th - Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X
Aug 25th - Belgium revolts against Netherlands and begins the Belgian Revolution
Aug 28th - 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb", runs from Baltimore to Ellicotts Mill
Sep 9th - Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ
Sep 15th - First National Negro Convention begins in Phila
Sep 15th - First passenger to be killed by a railway train (William Huskisson, England)
Sep 15th - Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway
Sep 16th - Oliver Wendell Holmes writes "Old Ironsides"
Sep 20th - 1st Negro Convention of Free Men agree to boycott slave-produced goods
Sep 23rd - Dutch troops occupy Brussels
Sep 27th - Dutch army leaves Brussels, after 100s killed
Oct 1st - General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam
Oct 4th - Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
Oct 5th - King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army
Oct 26th - Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp
Oct 27th - Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)
Nov 22nd - Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Nov 29th - November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins.
Dec 5th - Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris
Dec 20th - Great Britain, France, Prussia, Austria and Russia recognize Belgium
Dec 25th - Hector Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastic" premieres
Dec 26th - Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena" premieres in Milan

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 102

Jan 2nd - Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer
Jan 3rd - Alexander Ewing, composer
Jan 7th - (Samuel) Emerson Opdycke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Jan 7th - Albert Bierstadt, Germany, painter (US landscapes)
Jan 8th - Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Major Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
Jan 8th - Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (d. 1894)
Jan 19th - George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
Jan 23rd - Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900)
Jan 27th - Georg Hellmesberger, composer
Jan 27th - William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
Jan 30th - James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
Jan 31st - James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight"
Feb 3rd - Robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902)
Feb 6th - Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1865))
Feb 9th - Abd-ul-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
Feb 11th - Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer
Feb 11th - Peter Arnold Heise, composer
Mar 8th - João de Deus, Portuguese poet (d. 1896)
Mar 12th - William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
Mar 15th - Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)
Mar 15th - Élisée Reclus, French geographer (d. 1905)
Mar 18th - Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
Mar 20th - Eugene Asa Carr, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1910)
Mar 24th - Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (d. 1889)
Mar 25th - Julius Caesar, cricketer (prominent batsman for Surrey)
Mar 26th - Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer
Mar 26th - John Rogers Thomas, composer
Mar 30th - Auguste Tolbecque, composer
Mar 30th - Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher
Apr 5th - Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever)
Apr 6th - James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop
Apr 9th - Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
Apr 13th - Eduard Lassen, composer
Apr 19th - Rudolf Cornely, German bible expert/jesuit
Apr 29th - Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
Apr 30th - Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
May 1st - Mother (Mary Harris) Jones, US reformer and labor organizer
May 5th - John Batterson Stetson, American hat manufacturer (d. 1906)
May 6th - Guido Gezelle, Flemish priest/poet
May 10th - Francois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
May 11th - John Converse Starkweather, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
May 13th - Zebulon Baird Vance, Governor (Confederacy), (d. 1894)
May 14th - George Pierce Doles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
May 15th - Laurence Simmons Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
May 15th - Martinus W van der Aa, author/Dutch head-editor (The Time)
May 18th - Karl Goldmark, Keszthely Hungary, composer (Sakuhtala)
May 20th - Amalia MdGA, princess of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach/wife of prince Henry
May 20th - Hector H Malot, French writer (Without Family)
May 24th - Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter (d. 1897)
May 25th - Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International)
May 28th - George Lucas Hartsuff, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1874)
May 28th - Carl Filtsch, Transylvanian Saxon composer and pianist
May 30th - Edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Jun 2nd - Olivier Metra, composer
Jun 17th - Rochard Montgomery Gano, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
Jun 22nd - Theodor Leschetizky, composer
Jul 2nd - John Bordenave Villepigue, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
Jul 8th - Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
Jul 8th - Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)
Painter Camille PissarroPainter Camille Pissarro (Jul 10th) Jul 10th - Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism)
Jul 14th - Richard Henry Jackson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Jul 17th - Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
Jul 22nd - Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer
Jul 22nd - William Sooy Smith, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1916)
Jul 29th - Alvan Cullem Gillem, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1875)
Jul 31st - Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer
Aug 18th - Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
Aug 19th - Julius Lothar Meyer, Varel Oldenburg, German Chemist who developed the first periodic table of chemical elements independently of Dimitri Mendeleev
Sep 2nd - William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)
Sep 8th - Frederic Mistral, Maillane, France, Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), (d. 1914)
Sep 12th - William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)
Provencal Poet Frederic MistralProvencal Poet Frederic Mistral (Sep 8th) Sep 13th - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
Sep 15th - Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
Sep 25th - Karl Klindworth, pianist/conductor
Sep 27th - William Babcock Hazen, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1887)
Sep 29th - John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1914)
Oct 1st - Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1890)
Oct 9th - Harriet Hosmer, sculptor
Oct 10th - Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)
Oct 16th - Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliography
Oct 24th - Belva Bennett Lockwood, attorney (1st lady to argue in Supreme Court)
Oct 26th - Polibo Fumagalli, composer
Oct 26th - Stephen Elliott Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
Oct 30th - John Stevens Bowen, Major General (Confederate Army) (d. 1863)
Nov 3rd - Esten Cooke, John (Confederate Army), (d. 1886)
Nov 3rd - Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist
Nov 8th - Oliver Otis Howard, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)
Nov 10th - Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
Nov 20th - Patrick Henry Jones, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)
Nov 23rd - Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor
Nov 27th - Harrison Millard, composer
Dec 5th - Christina Rossetti, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away), born in London, England
Dec 7th - Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education
Poet Emily DickinsonPoet Emily Dickinson (Dec 10th) Dec 10th - Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886)
Dec 12th - Joseph Orville Shelby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
Dec 14th - Allen Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
Dec 15th - Francesco D'Arcais, composer
Dec 16th - John Frederick Hartranft, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1889)
Dec 17th - Jules de Goncourt, France, novelist (Germinie)
Dec 22nd - Justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 2 of 2

Magician Jean Eugène Robert-HoudinMagician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (Jul 8th) Jul 8th - Magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (24) weds Josèphe Cecile
Sep 14th - Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 35 of 35

Jan 7th - Infanta Carlota Joaquina, daughter of Charles IV of Spain and wife of John VI of Portugal, dies at 53
Jan 7th - Thomas Lawrence, English painter (b. 1769)
Jan 14th - Johann G Repsold, German instrument maker, dies at 59
Jan 17th - W Waiblinger, writer, dies
Jan 19th - Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer, dies at 56
Jan 20th - Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50
Feb 7th - Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal, Portuguese composer, dies at 67
Feb 18th - Charles G G, Earl of Merode, mayor (Brussels), dies at 67
Mar 2nd - Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician (b. 1755)
Mar 17th - Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764)
Apr 1st - Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer, dies at 51
Apr 18th - Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia, composer, dies at 62
Apr 22nd - Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69
May 16th - Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies
Jun 1st - Sahajanand Swami, believed to be an incarnation of god by his followers, leaves his mortal body. (b. 1781)
Jun 4th - Antonio José de Sucre, Great Marshall of Ayacucho (b. 1795)
Jun 25th - Ephraim McDowell, American Physician (pioneered abdominal surgery), dies at 58
Jun 28th - David Walker, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44
Jul 14th - Anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime, dies at 73
Aug 5th - Karl Friedrich Horn, composer, dies at 68
Aug 12th - Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
Aug 27th - Louis H J Condé, French prince, commits suicide at 74
Sep 15th - William Huskisson, first rail fatality (b. 1770)
Sep 18th - William Hazlitt, critic/essayist, dies
Sep 19th - Stanislas Champein, composer, dies at 76
Oct 4th - Hans DL earl Yorck von Wartenburg, gov-gen of E-Prussia, dies at 71
Oct 18th - Peter I Petrovic Njegos, bishop (Montenegro), dies
Nov 4th - Frederic LG de Merode, Belgian revolutionary, dies in battle at 37
Nov 8th - King Francis I of the Two Sicilies (b. 1777)
Nov 25th - Pierre Rode, composer, dies at 56
Nov 30th - Pius VIII, [Francesco S Castiglioni], Ital Pope (1829-30), dies at 69
Dec 8th - H Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63
Dec 9th - Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist and professor of anatomy (b. 1757)
Military and Political Leader Simon BolívarMilitary and Political Leader Simon Bolívar (Dec 17th) Dec 17th - Simón Bolívar, South American revolutionary and president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Santa Marta, Colombia
Dec 28th - Adrien-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 83

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