September 1830 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 2 William P. Frye, American politician (d. 1911)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 8 Frederic Mistral, French Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), born in Maillane, France (d. 1914)

Provencal Poet Frederic Mistral
Provencal Poet
Frederic Mistral
  • Sep 12 William Sprague, governor of Rhode Island (1859-63)
  • Sep 13 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (d. 1916)
  • Sep 15 Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)
  • Sep 27 William Babcock Hazen, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1887)
  • Sep 29 John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1914)

Weddings in History

  • Sep 14 Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia

Deaths in History

  • Sep 15 William Huskisson, first rail fatality (b. 1770)
  • Sep 18 William Hazlitt, critic/essayist, dies