What Happened on January 7, 1830

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Bierstadt, German painter (US landscapes)
  • [Samuel] Emerson Opdycke, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hubbard, Ohio (d. 1884)

Famous Deaths

  • Infanta Carlota Joaquina, daughter of Charles IV of Spain and wife of John VI of Portugal, dies at 53
  • Thomas Lawrence, English painter (b. 1769)