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What Happened in 1834

Important Events

  • Aug 1 Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire - Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect
More Historical Events

Did You Know?

First published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)

On November 1, 1834

World Leaders in 1834

Would You Believe?

Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union

On March 18, 1834

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