Historical Events in September 1830

  • 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