On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1830

Historical Events

  • 1st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Bierstadt, German painter (US landscapes)
  • [Samuel] Emerson Opdycke, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hubbard, Ohio (d. 1884)

Famous Deaths

  • Infanta Carlota Joaquina, daughter of Charles IV of Spain and wife of John VI of Portugal, dies at 53
  • Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter, dies at 60
1830 Highlights

About January 7, 1830

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn