On This Day

Events in History in October 1830

  • Oct 1 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam
  • Oct 4 Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
  • Oct 5 King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army
  • Oct 7 The Black Line begins; a leveé of colonists in Tasmania, Australia, attempts to round up Aborigines onto the Tasman Peninsula [1]
  • Oct 26 Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp
  • Oct 27 Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)