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
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)
  • Nov 22 Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 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