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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1830 AD


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, NJ
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
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