March 1830 in History

Events in History

  • 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.

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 8 João de Deus, Portuguese poet (d. 1896)
  • Mar 12 William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
  • Mar 15 Paul von Heyse, German writer (Nobel 1910)
  • Mar 15 Élisée Reclus, French geographer (d. 1905)
  • Mar 18 Numa D Fustel de Coulanges, French historian/sociologist
  • Mar 20 Eugene Asa Carr, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hamburg, New York (d. 1910)
  • Mar 24 Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (d. 1889)
  • Mar 26 Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer
  • Mar 30 Julius F A Bahnsen, German philosopher

Deaths in History

  • Mar 2 Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician (b. 1755)
  • Mar 17 Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764)
  • Mar 21 Johann Rudolf Wyss, Swiss folkorist and writer (Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 48