Events in year of 1829

  • 03-02New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston
  • 03-04Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th President
  • 03-04Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Jackson inaugural ball
  • 03-16Ohio authorizes high school night classes
  • 04-09Danzig (Gdansk) dike break flood kills 1,200
  • 04-13English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics
  • 04-28Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
  • 05-15Joseph Smith ordained by John the Baptist according to Joseph Smith
  • 05-24Pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
  • 06-081st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London, opens in Liverpool
  • 06-19Sir Robert Peel found London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies)
  • 07-04Cornerstone laid for 1st US mint (Chestnut & Juniper St, Philadelphia)
  • 07-07Royal Military Chapel forms
  • 07-23William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
  • 08-08French government of De Polignac forms
  • 08-09"Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service
  • 08-16Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in Boston to be exhibited
  • 08-25President Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican government refuses
  • 08-31Opera "Guillaume Tell" is produced (Paris)
  • 09-14Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war
  • 09-24Russia and Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople
  • 10-16Tremont Hotel, 1st US modern hotel opens (Boston)
  • 10-17Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay Canal formally opens
  • 10-17German 1st assassination on abandoned teenager Kaspar Hauser
  • 11-20Jews expelled from Nikolayev and Sevastopol Russia
  • 12-211st stone arch railroad bridge in US dedicated, Baltimore

People born in year of 1829

  • 01-03John G R Acquoy: Theologist / church historian
  • 01-03Konrad Duden: German linguist (Der grosse Duden)
  • 01-06Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki]: Japanese humorist / gesaku-author
  • 01-09Adolf von Schlagintweit: German explorer (Tarimbekken)
  • 01-09Thomas William Robertson: England, United Kingdom -- Playwright (Caste)
  • 01-18Louis van Haecke: Flemish chaplain / author (Blood to Bridge)
  • 01-21Oscar II Frederik: King of Sweden (1872-1907) / Norway (-1905) / poet
  • 01-24William Mason: Composer
  • 01-30Alfred Cummings: Georgia, United States -- Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
  • 02-01John Potts Slough: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
  • 02-11William Anderson Pile: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
  • 02-13Gerard Keller: Writer (Netherlands Spectator)
  • 02-14Alfred Iverson, Jr.: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
  • 02-15Silas Weir Mitchell: US Physician / author (Roland Blake)
  • 02-18Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 02-21Johnson Hagood: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
  • 03-02Carl Schurz: Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
  • 03-14Charles Charlesworth: England, United Kingdom -- (dies at 7 of old age)
  • 03-20Charles Albert White: Composer
  • 03-29Ritta & Christina: Siamese twins, in Sardinia
  • 03-29Robert Emmet Rodes: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 04-10William Booth: Founder (Salvation Army)
  • 04-15Mary Harris Thompson: 1st American woman surgeon
  • 04-24George Peabody Estey: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
  • 05-01Jose M de Alencar: Brazilian writer / Minister of Justice
  • 05-06Phoebe Ann Coffin: 1st female ordained Minister in New England
  • 05-08Louis Moreau Gottschalk: 1st internationally recognized US pianist
  • 05-09Ciro Pinsuti: Pianist / composer
  • 05-12Paul Karrer: Composer
  • 05-30Levin Goldschmidt: German business law expert

People died in year of 1829

  • 01-03Robert Archibald Smith: Composer, dies at 48
  • 01-12Friedrich von Schlegel: German cultural philosopher / poet, dies at 56
  • 01-12Michael Gottard Fischer: Composer, dies at 55
  • 01-25William Shield: Composer, dies at 80
  • 01-28William Burke: Murderer / body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh
  • 02-10Leo XII [Annibale Sermattei]: Italian Pope (1823-29), dies at 68
  • 02-16Francois-Joseph Gossec: Belg / Fr Composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95
  • 02-18Jan Krtitel Kuchar: Composer, dies at 77
  • 02-22Adam A Earl von Neipperg: Austrian General, dies at 53
  • 02-24Auguste Chouteau: St. Louis co-founder
  • 04-06Niels H Able: Norwegian Mathematician (infinite series), dies at 26
  • 04-30George Washington Adams: Son of John Q Adams
  • 05-08Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani: Composer, dies at 47
  • 05-10Thomas Young: Physicist / decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics
  • 05-18Bernardo Bittoni: Composer, dies at 72
  • 06-27James Smithson: Dies, his will establishes Smithsonian Institute
  • 06-27Louis-Sebastien Lebrun: Composer, dies at 64
  • 07-23Wojciech Boguslawski: Composer, dies at 72
  • 10-12Jacobus Blue: Dutch regent / patriot, dies at about 73
  • 10-29Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart: Austrian pianist
  • 11-09Jean Xavier Lefevre: Composer, dies at 66
  • 12-07Johann Christoph Kienlen: Composer, dies at 45
  • 12-14Luigi Marchesi: Composer, dies at 74
  • 12-17Bernard Jumentier: Composer, dies at 80
  • 12-18Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck: French nature investigator, dies at about 85

Events in year of 1830

  • 01-071st US Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)
  • 01-08Dutch King Willem I fires him displeasing parliament members
  • 01-13Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
  • 01-21Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported
  • 01-28Opera "Fra Diavolo, " premieres in Paris
  • 03-16New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)
  • 04-06Joseph Smith and 5 others organizes Mormon church in Seneca Co, New York
  • 04-11Robert Schumann attends piano concerto by Paganini
  • 05-031st regular steam train passenger service starts
  • 05-13Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as President
  • 05-18Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever
  • 05-201st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)
  • 05-20D Hyde patents fountain pen
  • 05-24"Mary Had A Little Lamb, " is written
  • 05-241st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
  • 05-28Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to western prairie
  • 07-05France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
  • 07-153 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk and Fox, signs a treaty giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri
  • 07-27Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X
  • 07-28Revolution in France replaces Charles X with Louis Philippe
  • 07-31Charles X of France resigns by force
  • 08-04Plans for city of Chicago laid out
  • 08-09Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X
  • 08-25Belgium revolts against Netherlands
  • 08-281st locomotive in US, "Tom Thumb, " runs from Baltimore to Ellicotts Mill
  • 09-09Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 09-14Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
  • 09-151st National Negro Convention begins in Philadelphia
  • 09-151st to be run-over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, England)
  • 09-15Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool and Manchester Railway

People born in year of 1830

  • 01-02Henry Kingsley: English / Australian writer
  • 01-03Alexander Ewing: Composer
  • 01-07Samuel Emerson Opdycke: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 01-07Albert Bierstadt: Germany -- Painter (US landscapes)
  • 01-08Gouverneur Kemble Warren: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1882
  • 01-19George Blake Cosby: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909
  • 01-23Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet: French General / Minister of War (1899-1900)
  • 01-27Georg Hellmesberger: Composer
  • 01-27William Henry Fitzhugh Payne: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 02-03Robert Cecil: Marquess of Salisbury (C), British Prime Minister (1885-1902)
  • 02-06Marcellus Monroe Crocker: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1865)
  • 02-11Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf: Composer
  • 02-11Peter Arnold Heise: Composer
  • 03-12William Felix Brantley: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870
  • 03-15Paul von Heyse: Germany -- Writer (Nobel 1910)
  • 03-18Numa D Fustel de Coulanges: French historian / sociologist
  • 03-20Eugene Asa Carr: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
  • 03-26Eliza Laurillard: Dutch vicar / poet / writer
  • 03-26John Rogers Thomas: Composer
  • 03-30Auguste Tolbecque: Composer
  • 03-30Julius F A Bahnsen: German philosopher
  • 04-05Alexander Muir: Lesmahagow, Scotland -- Poet (Maple Leaf Forever)
  • 04-06James Augustine Healy: Macon, Georgia -- 1st black Roman Catholic Bishop
  • 04-09Eadweard Muybridge: England, United Kingdom -- Pioneered study of motion photography
  • 04-13Eduard Lassen: Composer
  • 04-19Rudolf Cornely: German bible expert / Jesuit
  • 04-29Adolph Sutro: SF Mayor, built Cliff House, railways, and tunnels
  • 04-30Davis Tillson: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
  • 05-01Mary Harris Jones [Mother Jones]: Hell-raiser
  • 05-06Guido Gezelle: Flemish priest / poet

People died in year of 1830

  • 01-14Johann G Repsold: German instrument maker, dies at 59
  • 01-17W Waiblinger: Writer
  • 01-19Wenzel Thomas Matiegka: Composer, dies at 56
  • 01-20Michal Bogdanowicz: Composer, dies at 50
  • 02-07Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal: Portuguese composer, dies at 67
  • 02-18Charles G G: Earl of Merode, mayor (Brussels), dies at 67
  • 04-01Carl Borromaus Neuner: Composer, dies at 51
  • 04-18Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia: Composer, dies at 62
  • 04-22Knud L Rahbek: Danish literary / historian, dies at 69
  • 05-16Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier: Mathematician
  • 06-28David Walker: Abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44
  • 07-14Anthony FRE Haersolte: Member of Executing Regime, dies at 73
  • 08-05Karl Friedrich Horn: Composer, dies at 68
  • 08-12Franz de Paula Roser: Composer, dies at 50
  • 09-18William Hazlitt: Critic / essayist
  • 09-19Stanislas Champein: Composer, dies at 76
  • 10-04Hans DL Earl Yorck von Wartenburg: Governor-General of E-Prussia, dies at 71
  • 10-18Peter I Petrovic Njegos: Bishop (Montenegro)
  • 11-25Pierre Rode: Composer, dies at 56
  • 11-30Pius VIII [Francesco S Castiglioni]: Ital Pope (1829-30), dies at 69
  • 12-08H Benjamin Constant: French politician / writer, dies at 63
  • 12-28Adrien-Joseph van Helmont: Composer, dies at 83