Historical Events in May 1832

  • May 7 Greece becomes independent, Otto of Bavaria is chosen as king
  • May 12 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore" premieres in Milan

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May 14 Felix Mendelssohn's concert overture "Hebrides" premieres in London

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • May 21 1st Democratic National Convention (Baltimore)
  • May 24 The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference
  • May 30 Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)
  • May 30 The Rideau Canal in eastern Ontario is opened.