Historical Events in May 1832

  • May 7 Greece becomes independent, Otto of Bavaria is chosen as king
  • May 12 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore" premieres in Milan
  • May 14 Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides" premieres
  • May 21 1st Democratic National Convention (Baltimore)
  • May 24 The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
  • May 30 Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)
  • May 30 The Rideau Canal in eastern Ontario is opened.