Historical Events for Year 1810
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Jan 19th - Overnight temp at Portsmouth NH drops 50°F (10°C)
Feb 1st - 1st insurance co managed by blacks (American Insurance Co of Phila)
Feb 1st - Seville, Spain surrenders to French
Feb 1st - US Population: 7,239,881, Black population: 1,377,808 (19%)
Feb 4th - Royal Navy seizes Guadeloupe.
Feb 20th - Andreas Hofer, Tyrolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, executed.
Feb 28th - 1st US fire insurance joint-stock company organized, Philadelphia
Mar 6th - Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
Mar 18th - "Converse", 1st US opera, premieres in NY
Apr 19th - Venezuela achieves home rule: Vicente Emparan, Governor of the Captaincy General is removed by the people of Caracas and a Junta is installed.
Apr 20th - The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain.
Apr 27th - Beethoven composes his famous piano piece, Für Elise.
May 3rd - English poet Lord Byron swims the Hellespont (modern day Dardanelles)
French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte May 25th - The Primera Junta (local government) is established in Argentina
May 25th - In the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Spanish Viceroy Cisneros during Semana de Mayo.
Jun 23rd - John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)
Jul 1st - Louis Napoleon resigns as king of the Netherlands
Jul 4th - French troops occupy Amsterdam
Jul 9th - Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
Jul 20th - Citizens of Bogotá, New Granada (now Colombia), declare independence from Spain.
Aug 9th - Napoleon annexes Westphalia as part of the First French Empire.
Aug 21st - Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of France, is elected Crown Prince of Sweden by the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates.
Sep 16th - Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, which called for the end of Spanish rule. Mexican Independence Day celebrates this event.
Sep 18th - Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)
Sep 26th - A new Act of Succession is adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates and Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne.
Oct 26th - US annexes western Florida
Oct 27th - US annexes West Florida from Spain
Dec 10th - Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)
Dec 15th - 1st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published
Dec 22nd - British frigate HMS Minotaur sinks killing 480