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Historical Events

Events 1 - 43 of 43

Jan 5th - Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
Jan 7th - 1st printing in Hawaii
Jan 7th - Liberia colonized by Americans
Jan 13th - The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
Jan 14th - Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
Jan 15th - Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
Feb 4th - Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
Feb 9th - American Indian Society organizes
Feb 9th - Haiti invades the newly founded Dominican Republic.
Feb 23rd - Boston is incorporated as a city
Mar 9th - Charles Graham of NY patents artificial teeth
Mar 19th - Boston, Mass, incorporated as a city
Mar 22nd - NY Horticultural Society founded
Mar 30th - Congress combined East & West Florida into Florida Territory
Mar 31st - The massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following a rebellion attempt, depicted by the French artist Eugène Delacroix.
May 1st - John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston
May 3rd - Society for the Propagation of the Faith founded (Lyon, France)
May 16th - Greek War of Independence: Turks capture the Greek town of Souli.
May 24th - Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain
May 30th - House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged)
Jun 9th - Charles Graham patents false teeth
Inventor Charles BabbageInventor Charles Babbage Jun 14th - Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables".
Jun 16th - Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina
Jun 18th - Part of US-Canadian boundary determined
Jun 18th - Slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey & Peter Poyas arrested in SC
Jul 8th - Chippewas turn over huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
Jul 14th - Slave revolt in South Carolina under Denmark Vesey/Peter Poyas
1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide Jul 25th - General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st Emperor of Mexico
Jul 26th - Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar & Jose de San Martin
Jul 30th - James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church
Aug 10th - Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die
Sep 7th - Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)
Sep 27th - Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.
Oct 8th - 1st eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley
Oct 12th - 2nd eruption of Galunggung (Java) destroys summit of mountain
Military and Political Leader Simon BolívarMilitary and Political Leader Simon Bolívar Oct 19th - In Parnaíba; Simplício Dias da Silva, João Cândido de Deus e Silva and Domingos Dias declare the independent state of Piauí.
Oct 20th - 1st edition of London Sunday Times
Oct 26th - King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
Dec 1st - Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil
Dec 1st - Franz Liszts (11) debut as pianist Isabella Colbran
Dec 2nd - In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US
Dec 6th - Veterinary school in Utrecht opens
Dec 12th - Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 117

Jan 2nd - Rudolph J E Clausius, Germany, physicist (thermodynamics)
Jan 4th - Joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
Jan 5th - Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
Jan 6th - Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archeologist (Troje)
Jan 7th - Lucius C M Bakker, Frisian physician/author (Goethe)
Jan 7th - Theodor Aufrecht, German indologist (Rigveda's Hymns)
Jan 8th - Alfredo Carlo Piatti, composer
Jan 9th - John Porter Hatch, volunteers Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1901
Jan 12th - Étienne Lenoir, French engineer (d. 1900)
Jan 14th - Nicholas Mori, composer
Jan 27th - Thomas Leiper Kane, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
Jan 28th - Alexander MacKenzie, (L) 2nd PM of Canada (1873-78)
Jan 30th - John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
Jan 30th - Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)
Feb 7th - Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer
Feb 8th - Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
Feb 9th - Charles T Stork, Dutch industrialist
Feb 13th - Lev A Mej, Russian nobleman/poet
Feb 15th - Theodor Uhlig, composer
Feb 16th - Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist
Feb 16th - James Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872
Feb 22nd - Adolf Kuszmaul, German physician (stomach pump, Kuszmaul disease)
Feb 27th - Eugene Gautier, composer
Feb 28th - Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
Mar 1st - Albin Francisco Schoepf, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
Mar 1st - Charles Champion Gilbert, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
Mar 4th - Jules Antoine Lissajous, French mathematician (d. 1880)
Mar 7th - Victor Masse, composer
Mar 8th - Ignacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (d. 1882)
Mar 10th - Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter/lithographer
Mar 11th - Allison Nelson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
Mar 13th - Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet
Mar 14th - Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (d. 1889)
Mar 16th - John Pope, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
Mar 16th - Rosa Bonheur, French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)
Mar 22nd - Ahmed Djevdet Pasha, Turkish minister of Education/Justice
Mar 22nd - Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)
Mar 22nd - Seth Williams, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1866
Mar 29th - Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter
Mar 31st - Rafael Hernando, composer
Apr 3rd - Edward Everett Hale, US, clergyman/author (Man without a Country)
Apr 5th - James Nagle, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1866
Apr 7th - Gershom Mott, Major General (Union volunteers)
Apr 13th - Leroy Augustus Stafford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
Apr 13th - William Stephen Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
Apr 15th - Napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers)
Apr 24th - Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law OlmstedLandscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted (Apr 26th) Apr 26th - Frederick Law Olmsted, Hartford, Connecticut, writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park)
Apr 26th - Jan Albert van Eyken, composer/organist
Apr 27th - Ulysses S. Grant, Ohio (R), 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general
May 4th - Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)
May 10th - August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
May 13th - Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (d. 1902)
May 16th - Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor
May 20th - Emile Erckmann, [E-Chatrian], French writer (Waterloo)
May 20th - Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901)
Catholic Friar and Preacher, Saint Francis of AssisiCatholic Friar and Preacher, Saint Francis of Assisi (May 13th) May 21st - Dabney Herndon Maury, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1900
May 21st - Mosby Monroe Parsons, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1865
May 26th - E de Goncourt, writer
May 27th - Henry Wylde, composer
May 27th - Josef Joachim Raff, composer
Jun 11th - Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889
Jun 13th - Carl Schmidt, German chemist (d. 1884)
Jun 18th - Henry David Leslie, composer
Jun 23rd - Young Marshall Moody, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
Jun 24th - Birkett Davenport Fry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
Jul 2nd - Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)
Jul 16th - Luigi Arditi, violinist/composer
Jul 19th - Augusta of Cambridge, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1916)
Monk/Geneticist Gregor MendelMonk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel (Jul 20th) Jul 20th - Gregor Mendel, Austrian Empire, monk/geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), (d. 1884)
Jul 21st - Ludwig Theodore Gouvy, composer
Jul 22nd - Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1897
Jul 22nd - John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893
Jul 23rd - Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
Jul 25th - Schuyler Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
Aug 5th - Johann Georg Herzog, composer
Aug 15th - Wilhelm Rust, composer
Aug 22nd - George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-California, 1883-87)
Aug 22nd - Virginia Clemm Poe, wife of Edgar Allan Poe (d. 1847)
Aug 31st - Fitz John Porter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
Sep 9th - Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention
Sep 16th - Charles S Crocker, Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad
Sep 19th - Joseph Rodman West, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Sep 22nd - Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
Sep 25th - Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr, Brig Gen (Union vol)
Oct 2nd - Joannes Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch Internal minister (1877-79)
Oct 4th - Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th pres (1877-81)
Oct 5th - Hans Hampel, composer
Oct 9th - George Sykes, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1880
Oct 12th - Joseph Haydn Potter, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
Oct 13th - Karl Reinthaler, composer
Oct 15th - Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer
Oct 20th - Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1884
Oct 21st - Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies (1888-90)
Oct 29th - Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)
Oct 29th - Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski, Polish Catholic Cardinal (d. 1902)
Nov 2nd - James Byron Gordon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
Nov 6th - Gordon Granger, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
Nov 7th - Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer
Nov 14th - William Harrow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1872

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 3 of 3

Mar 16th - Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna
Jun 29th - Nephew of Napoleon, biologist and ornithologist Prince Charles Bonaparte marries cousin Zenaide Bonaparte
Author Victor HugoAuthor Victor Hugo (Oct 12th) Oct 12th - "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 38 of 38

Jan 14th - Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell, German landscape painter, dies at 72
Feb 2nd - Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer, dies at 79
Feb 5th - Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77
Feb 10th - Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon-Teschen/governor of Hungary, dies at 83
Feb 19th - Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 78
Feb 22nd - Johann Ignaz Walter, composer, dies at 66
Mar 2nd - Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
Mar 3rd - Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81
Apr 3rd - Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
Apr 6th - Franz Xaver Partsch, composer, dies at 62
Apr 13th - Gaetano Valeri, composer, dies at 61
Apr 25th - Frederick "William" Herschel, German/British astronomer, dies at 83
May 9th - Charles Duquesnoy, composer, dies at 62
May 15th - Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer, dies at 64
May 17th - Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French-Russian statesman (b. 1766)
Jun 19th - John Bray, composer, dies on 40th birthday
Jun 25th - Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46
Jul 2nd - Denmark Vesey, & 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, SC
Jul 8th - Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
Jul 27th - Joseph Supries, composer, dies at 60
Aug 12th - Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies
Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph DelambreMathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (Aug 19th) Aug 19th - Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer, dies at 72
Aug 19th - Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62
Aug 25th - F William Herschel, German astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 85
Sep 11th - Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)
Oct 13th - Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64
Oct 16th - Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian ballet dancer (b. 1724)
Oct 27th - Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 55
Oct 29th - Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War, dies at 61
Nov 6th - Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
Nov 6th - Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
Nov 18th - Anton Teyber, composer, dies at 66
Nov 18th - George Knowil Jackson, composer, dies at 65
Nov 19th - Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
Nov 24th - Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50
Nov 26th - Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53
Dec 15th - Ferenc Verseghy, composer, dies at 65
Dec 29th - Albert Christoph Dies, composer, dies at 67

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