Historical Events in 1830

  • Jan 7 1st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)
  • Jan 13 Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
  • Jan 21 Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported
  • Jan 28 Opera "Fra Diavolo" premieres in Paris
  • Feb 3 The sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol.

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Feb 25 Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris

Author Victor Hugo
Author
Victor Hugo
  • Mar 4 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" premieres in Venice
  • Mar 10 The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
  • Mar 16 London's re-organised police force (Scotland Yard)
  • Mar 16 New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)
  • Mar 26 The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.

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Apr 6 Joseph Smith & 5 others organize Mormon church in Seneca Co, NY

Religious Leader Joseph Smith Jr
Religious Leader
Joseph Smith Jr
  • Apr 11 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt
  • May 3 1st regular steam train passenger service starts
  • May 13 Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president
  • May 18 Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever
  • May 20 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)
  • May 20 D Hyde patents fountain pen
  • May 24 "Mary Had A Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale is first published by Boston firm Marsh, Capen & Lyon
  • May 24 1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
  • May 28 US Congress authorizes native Indian to be removed from all states to the western prairie
  • Jun 12 Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers land 27 kilometers west of Algiers, at Sidi Ferruch
  • Jul 5 France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
  • Jul 15 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk & Fox, sign fourth Treaty of Prairie du Chien giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa & Missouri
  • Jul 27 Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X
  • Aug 2 Charles X of France abdicates in favour of his grandson the Duc de Bordeaux
  • Aug 4 Plans for city of Chicago laid out
  • Aug 9 Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X
  • Aug 25 Belgium revolts against Netherlands and begins the Belgian Revolution
  • Aug 28 1st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb", runs from Baltimore to Ellicotts Mill
  • Sep 9 Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Sep 15 First National Negro Convention begins in Philadelphia
  • Sep 15 First passenger to be killed by a railway train (William Huskisson, England)
  • Sep 15 Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway
  • Sep 16 Oliver Wendell Holmes writes "Old Ironsides"
  • Sep 20 1st Negro Convention of Free Men agree to boycott slave-produced goods
  • Sep 23 Dutch troops occupy Brussels
  • Sep 27 Dutch army leaves Brussels, after hundreds killed
  • Oct 1 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam
  • Oct 4 Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
  • Oct 5 King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army
  • Oct 26 Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp
  • Oct 27 Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 22 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
  • Nov 29 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins.
  • Dec 5 Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris
  • Dec 20 Great Britain, France, Prussia, Austria and Russia recognize Belgium
  • Dec 25 Hector Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastic" premieres
  • Dec 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena" premieres in Milan