1829 in History – What happened in year 1829

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

In history, year 1829 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 1829.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1829 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 aprilThe Roman Catholic Relief Act was granted Royal Assent, removing the most substantial restrictions on Catholics in the United Kingdom.
23 mayAccordion patent granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna, Austrian Empire. Demian's instrument bore little resemblance to modern instruments. It only had a left hand button board, with the right hand simply operating the bellows. One key feature for which Demian sought the patent was the sounding of an entire chord by depressing one key. His instrument also could sound two different chords with the same key.
10 juneThe first boat race competition between the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford took place. This competition became a tradition followed by both universities. The race took place on the River Thames of London in England.
23 julyWilliam Austin Burt was awarded a patent for the typographer, the first practical type writing machine.
29 septemberThe Metropolitan Police of Greater London, originallyheadquartered in Great Scotland Yard, Westminster, was founded.
04 decemberSati, the Hindu funeral custom of widows immolating themselves,was prohibited in part of British India after years of campaigning by Ram Mohan Roy.
23 JulyThe typograph was patented by William Austin Burt of the US, who laid the foundation for the typewriter.
14 SeptemberThe Russian-Turkish War ended after the Adrienopel Peace Agreement.
20 NovemberJews were evacuated from the Nikolayev and Sevastopol regions of Russia.
03 DecemberViceroy Lord William Bentick banned the practice of sati in India.
04 DecemberViceroy Lord William Bentick abolished the practice of sati.
19 JanuaryAugust Kalingemann's Johann Wolfgang von Foust premiered at Braunschweig.
27 FebruaryThere was a battle of Tarki.
04 MarchAndrew Jackson was sworn in as the seventh President of the United States.
01 AprilVicente Guerrero becomes President of Mexico
15 MayPatent applied for an instrument called Estrian by Damian Cyril.
10 JuneThe first boat race competition took place at Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
04 JulyThe first bus service in London was started by George Shilbier.
10 AugustFinnserhorn was first climbed, Bernani is the highest peak of the Alps.
24 SeptemberAdrianopol's peace treaty was signed between Russia and the Ottoman Empire.
01 OctoberInaugurated South African College in Cape Town.
05 NovemberTechnical University Denmark DTU) opened.
03 DecemberViceroy Lord William Bentick banned the practice of sati in India.

Famous birthdays in the year 1829:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 March Carl Schurz / Lawyer / United States of America
02 February William Stanley / Engineer / United Kingdom
04 AprilOwen Suffolk / Poet / Australia
05 JulyIgnacio Mariscal / Politician / Mexico
05 OctoberChester A. Arthur / Lawyer / United States of America
07 SeptemberAugust Kekulé / Academic / Germany
08 February Vital-Justin Grandin / Bishop / France
08 MayLouis Moreau Gottschalk / Composer / United States of America
08 JuneJohn Everett Millais / Painter / United Kingdom
09 January Thomas William Robertson / Director / United Kingdom
10 January Epameinondas Deligeorgis / Politician / Greece
12 MayPavlos Carrer / Educator / Greece
14 JulyEdward Benson / Bishop / United Kingdom
16 JuneGeronimo / Tribal Leader / United States of America
19 March Carl Frederik Tietgen / Business Man / Denmark
24 March George Francis Train / Business Man / United States of America
25 AugustCarlo Acton / Pianist / Italy
25 DecemberPatrick Gilmore / Composer / Ireland
26 February Levi Strauss / Fashion Designer / United States of America
30 AprilFerdinand von Hochstetter / Academic / Austria
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