What Happened on January 7, 1830

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Samuel) Emerson Opdycke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Albert Bierstadt, Germany, painter (US landscapes)

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)