1830 in History
January 7 1st U.S. Railroad Station opens (Baltimore)
January 8 Dutch King Willem I fires him displeasing parliament members
January 13 Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves
January 21 Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported
January 28 Opera "Fra Diavolo," premieres in Paris
February 25 Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris
March 4 V Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi," premieres in Venice
March 16 London's re-organised police force (Scotland Yard)
March 16 New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)
April 6 Joseph Smith and 5 others organizes Mormon church in Seneca Co, New York
April 11 Robert Schumann attends piano concerto by Paganini
May 3 1st regular steam train passenger service starts
May 13 Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president
May 18 Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever
May 20 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)
May 20 D. Hyde patents fountain pen
May 24 1st passenger rail service in U.S. (Baltimore and Elliots Mill, Maryland)
May 24 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written
May 28 Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to western prairie
July 5 France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
July 15 3 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk and Fox, signs a treaty giving the U.S. most of Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri
July 27 Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X
July 28 Revolution in France replaces Charles X with Louis Philippe
July 31 Charles X of France resigns by force
August 4 Plans for city of Chicago laid out
August 9 Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X
August 25 Belgium revolts against Netherlands
August 28 1st locomotive in U.S., "Tom Thumb," runs from Baltimore to Ellicotts Mill
September 9 Charles Durant, 1st U.S. aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, New York City to Perth Amboy, New Jersey
September 14 Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
September 15 1st to be run-over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, England)
September 15 Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool and Manchester Railway
September 16 Oliver Wendell Holmes writes "Old Ironsides"
September 18 Horse beats 1st U.S. made locomotive (near Baltimore)
September 23 Dutch troops occupy Brussels
September 27 Dutch army leaves Brussels, after 100s killed
October 1 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam
October 4 Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
October 5 King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army
October 26 Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp
October 27 Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)
November 13 Oliver Wendell Holmes publishes "Old Ironsides"
December 5 Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique fantastique," premieres in Paris
December 20 England, France, Prussia, Austria and Russia recognize Belgium
December 25 Hector Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastic," premieres
December 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena," premieres in Milan