On This Day

September 15, 1830 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway
  • First National Negro Convention begins in Philadelphia
  • First passenger to be killed by a railway train (William Huskisson, England)

Birthdays in History

  • José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, President of Mexico (1877-1911), born in Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1915)

Deaths in History

  • William Huskisson, first rail fatality (b. 1770)
1830 in History