On This Day

What Happened in 1810

Historical Events

  • May 25 In the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Spanish Viceroy Cisneros during Semana de Mayo
  • Sep 16 Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, calling for the end of Spanish rule (Mexican Independence Day)
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1810 in Music

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 11 French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria
  • Jun 21 American army officer and future US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith (21) near Louisville, Kentucky, at the bride's sister's home
  • Aug 8 Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moves to Delhi.

Famous Divorces

  • Jan 10 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Empress Joséphine

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