1824 in History – What happened in year 1824

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1824 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1824.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1824 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 marchThe First Anglo-Burmese War, the longest and most expensive war in British Indian history, began.
07 mayLudwig van Beethoven's last complete symphony, the Symphony No. 9 in D minor, which incorporates part of Friedrich Schiller's poem 'Ode to Joy' in its fourth movement, premiered at the Kärntner to rtheater in Vienna.
10 mayThe National Gallery in London opened to the public, in theformer townhouse of the collector John Julius Angerstein.
04 octoberMexico enacted its first constitution, defining the nation as afederal republic.
08 JuneNoh Cushing painted the washing machine. The washing machine was invented by the Harley Mission Company in 1907 in the USA
19 NovemberAbout ten thousand people died in floods in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia.
06 JanuaryFrench writer and litterateur Alexander Doma Junior was born in Paris.
10 JanuaryBritain's chemist Joseph Aspedian made cement. His achievement is considered significant progress in the field of construction.
25 JanuaryFamous Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt was born.
09 FebruaryThe famous nineteenth century Bengali poet and playwright Michael Madhusudan Dutta embraced Christianity.
22 JanuaryAshanti killed British Governor Sir Charles McCarthy to crush the British army in the Gold Coast.
21 FebruaryThe Chmash rebellion of 1824 began against the Spanish presence in California.
05 MarchThe first Anglo-Burma War began.
17 MarchThe Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824 was signed.
24 MayThe British captured Rangoon and Burma in the First Anglo-Burmese War.
16 JuneThe Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was established in Great Britain.
30 JulyGiochino became the new manager of the Rossini Theater Italian, Paris.
16 AugustLafitte visited the United States, departing on September 7, 1825.
16 SeptemberCharles succeeded his brother Louis XVIII as the king of tenth France.
04 OctoberMexico became a republic state.
05 NovemberRensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first technical university in the English-speaking world, was established at Troy, New York.
23 DecemberChief Pushmatama of the Chikkatu nation died in Washington.


Famous birthdays in the year 1824:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilLouis-Zéphirin Moreau / Bishop / Canada
02 March Bedřich Smetana / Pianist / Czech Republic
03 February Ranald MacDonald / Educator / United States of America
04 SeptemberAnton Bruckner / Organist / Austria
08 January Francisco González Bocanegra / Poet / Mexico
10 DecemberGeorge MacDonald / Author / Scotland
11 MayJean-Léon Gérôme / Painter / France
12 JulyEugène Boudin / Painter / France
12 March Gustav Kirchhoff / Academic / Germany
14 February Winfield Scott Hancock / Politician / United States of America
15 AugustJohn Chisum / Business Man / United States of America
16 February Peter Kosler / Lawyer / Slovenia
19 March William Allingham / Poet / Ireland
20 March Theodor von Heuglin / Ornithologist / Germany
21 January Stonewall Jackson / General / United States of America
22 NovemberGeorg von Oettingen / Physician / Germany
22 February Pierre Janssen / Astronomer / France
24 AugustAntonio Stoppani / Scholar / Italy
26 JuneWilliam Thomson / Engineer / Scotland
28 SeptemberFrancis Turner Palgrave / Poet / United Kingdom

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1824:

YearName / Profession / Country
12 February Dayananda Saraswati / Philosopher / India
25 January Michael Madhusudan Dutt / Poet / India
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