1830 in History – What happened in year 1830

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

In history, year 1830 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 1830.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1830 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 marchThe Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, the military forcemaintained by the Netherlands in its colony of the Dutch East Indies,was established by royal decree.
26 marchThe Book of Mormon, the defining sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, was first published.
06 aprilJoseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer and others formally organized the Church of Christ, starting the Latter Day Saint Movement.
24 mayThe Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the first common carrier andClass I railroad in the United States, opened for scheduled service.
24 mayThe nursery rhyme 'Mary Had a Little Lamb' was first publishedas an original poem by Sarah Josepha Hale.
28 mayUS President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law, authorizing him to negotiate with Native Americans for their removal from their ancestral homelands.
13 julyThe Scottish Church College, the oldest continuously running Christian liberal arts and sciences college in India, was founded as the General Assembly's Institution.
13 julyScottish Church College, the oldest continuously running Christian liberal arts and sciences college in India, was founded as the General Assembly's Institution.
02 augustHis hand forced by the recent July Revolution, Charles X ofFrance was forced to abdicate the throne in favor of his grandson Henry.
28 augustTom Thumb, the first American-built steamlocomotive, engaged in an impromptu race against a horse-drawn car in Maryland.
15 septemberThe Liverpool and Manchester Railway opened asthe first locomotive-hauled railway to connect two major cities.
13 MayThe establishment of the Republic of Ecuador, Juan Jose Florence became the first president.
24 MayPassenger railroad service was introduced for the first time in the US.
13 JulyRaja Ram Mohan Roy and Alexander Duff started Scottish Church College with five students.
15 SeptemberWilliam Huskisson, an English man, was the first passenger to die in a rail accident.
04 OctoberThe Kingdom of Belgium broke away from the Netherlands.
15 NovemberSocial reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy left for England.
22 NovemberCharles Gray became Prime Minister of Britain.
29 NovemberNovember rebellion against Poland's rule started in Poland.
11 JanuaryLaGrange College now University of North Alabama) commenced operations, becoming the first publicly chartered college in Alabama.
03 FebruaryGreece's sovereignty was confirmed in the London Protocol.
26 MarchThe Book of Mormon, Palmara, was published in New York.
06 AprilJoseph Smith and 5 others organized the Mormon Church in Seneca, New York.
13 MayEcuador was separated from Gran Colombia.
12 JuneFrance started the process of colonization of Algeria.
24 JulySlavery was abolished in Chile.
09 AugustLouis Philippe became King of the French.
27 SeptemberEnded the Belgian Revolution to liberate Brussels from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
04 OctoberThe provisional government announced the separation of Belgium from the Netherlands.
08 NovemberFerdinand II became the king of two Sicilias.


Famous birthdays in the year 1830:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayOtto Staudinger / Author / Germany
02 SeptemberWilliam P. Frye / Politician / United States of America
04 MayJohn Batterson Stetson / Business Man / United States of America
05 March Charles Wyville Thomson / Historian / Scotland
05 MayJohn Batterson Stetson / Business Man / United States of America
05 March Étienne-Jules Marey / Photographer / France
08 JulyFrederick W. Seward / Politician / United States of America
08 January Albert Bierstadt / Painter / United States of America
08 January Hans von Bülow / Pianist / Germany
09 AprilEadweard Muybridge / Photographer / United Kingdom
10 JulyCamille Pissarro / Painter / Denmark
13 MayZebulon Baird Vance / Lawyer / United States of America
13 DecemberMathilde Fibiger / Novelist / Denmark
15 SeptemberPorfirio Díaz / Politician / Mexico
17 DecemberJules de Goncourt / Author / France
20 MayHector Malot / Author / France
24 March Robert Hamerling / Poet / Austria
25 MayTrebor Mai (né Robert Williams) / Poet / United Kingdom
27 SeptemberWilliam Babcock Hazen / General / United States of America
31 DecemberIsma'il Pasha / Ruler / Egypt
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