1829

:"For the game, see: "1829 (board game).Year 1829 (MDCCCXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1829

January - June


* January 19 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Faust" premieres.
* March 4 - USA: Andrew Jackson succeeds John Quincy Adams as the President of the United States of America.
* March 22 - Greece receives autonomy from the Ottoman Empire. This effectively ends the Greek War of Independence. Greece continues to seek full independence through diplomatic negotiations with the Empire as well as with Russia, France and Britain.
* March 31 - Pope Pius VIII succeeds Pope Leo XII as the 253rd pope.
* April 1 - Vicente Guerrero becomes the president of Mexico.
* April 4 - The Mexican city of Cuautla, Morelos is founded.
* May 6 - An instrument called the accordion is patented by [http://www.ksanti.net/free-reed/history/demian.html Cyrill Demian] .
* June 1 - "The Philadelphia Inquirer" is founded as "The Pennsylvania Inquirer".
* June 3 - The Swan River Colony (later to become the cities of Perth and Fremantle) is founded in Western Australia. This secures the western 'third' of the Australian landmass for the British.
* June 5 - Slave trade: The HMS "Pickle" captures the armed slave ship "Voladora" off the coast of Cuba.
* June 10 - The Oxford University Boat Club wins the very first boat race. [http://www.theboatrace.org/article/introduction/history]

July - December


* July 2 - Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829: Russian Field-Marshal Hans Karl von Diebitsch launches the Transbalkan offensive, which brings the Russian army within 68 km of Istanbul.
* July 23 - In the United States, William Burt obtains the first patent for a writing mechanism (see typewriter).
* August 8 - France: The Prince de Polignac succeeds the Vicomte de Martignac as Prime Minister of France.
* August 12 - Mrs. Helen Dance, wife of the captain of the ship "Sulphur", cuts down a tree to mark the day of the founding of the town of Perth, Western Australia.
* September 16 - Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829: The Treaty of Adrianople gains for Russia some territory at the mouth of the Danube and along the eastern coast of the Black Sea.
* October 1 - South Africa: South African College is founded.
* October 8 - Rail transport: Stephenson's "The Rocket" wins The Rainhill Trials.
* November 30 - The original Welland Canal opens for a trial run with a ceremony at Port Dalhousie.
* December 4 - India: In the face of fierce opposition, British Lord William Bentinck carries a regulation declaring that all who abet suttee in India are guilty of culpable homicide.

Undated

* Religious freedom is restored in Ireland (see History of Ireland).
* The Chalmers University of Technology is founded.
* The Metropolitan Police Act 1829 is passed, establishing the first modern police force, the Metropolitan Police Service ("bobbies") of London.

Births


* January 3 - Konrad Duden, German philologist (d. 1911)
* January 17 - Catherine Booth, the Mother of The Salvation Army (d. 1890)
* January 21 - King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway (d. 1907)
* February 2 - Alfred Brehm, German zoologist (d. 1884)
* February 26 - Levi Strauss, American clothing designer (d. 1902)
* March 2 - Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and American statesman (d. 1906)
* March 16 - Sully Prudhomme, French author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1907)
* March 19 - Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
* April 10 - William Booth, the founder of The Salvation Army (d. 1912)
* May 5 - Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (d. 1862)
* May 8 - Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American composer and pianist (d. 1869)
* June 8 - John Everett Millais, Pre-Raphaelite painter (d. 1896)
* June 16 - Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
* July 14 - Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1896)
* July 26 - Auguste Marie François Beernaert, Belgian statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1912)
* September 7 - Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz, German chemist (d. 1896)
* October 3 - Sigismund von Schlichting, Prussian general (d. 1909)
* October 5 - Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d. 1886)
* November 28 - Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1894)

Deaths


* January 29 - Paul François Jean Nicolas Barras, French politician (b. 1755)
* February 10 - Pope Leo XII (b. 1760)
* February 11 - Alexander Griboyedov, Russian playwright and diplomat (b. 1795)
* April 6 - Niels Henrik Abel, Norwegian mathematician (b. 1802)
* May 10 - Thomas Young, English physician and linguist (b. 1773)
* May 17 - John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1745)
* May 21 - Peter, Duke of Oldenburg (b. 1755)
* May 29 - Sir Humphry Davy, British chemist (b. 1778)
* May 30 - Louis Aloysius, Prince of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Bartenstein (b. 1765)
* June 27 - James Smithson, British mineralogist and chemist, whose fortune eventually went to the United States of America and was used to initially fund the Smithsonian Institution (b. 1765)
* July 23 - Wojciech Bogusławski, actor and director, "father of Polish theatre" (b. 1757)
* December 12 - John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (disappeared) (b. 1754)
* December 28 - Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, French scientist (b. 1744)
* December 29 - Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (b. 1797) (scarlet fever)


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 1829 — Années : 1826 1827 1828  1829  1830 1831 1832 Décennies : 1790 1800 1810  1820  1830 1840 1850 Siècles : XVIIIe siècle  XIXe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1829 — Años: 1826 1827 1828 – 1829 – 1830 1831 1832 Décadas: Años 1790 Años 1800 Años 1810 – Años 1820 – Años 1830 Años 1840 Años 1850 Siglos: Siglo XVIII – …   Wikipedia Español

  • 1829 — Portal Geschichte | Portal Biografien | Aktuelle Ereignisse | Jahreskalender ◄ | 18. Jahrhundert | 19. Jahrhundert | 20. Jahrhundert | ► ◄ | 1790er | 1800er | 1810er | 1820er | 1830er | 1840er | 1850er | ► ◄◄ | ◄ | 1825 | 1826 | 1827 | 18 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1829 — …   Википедия

  • 1829 — Первая Всероссийская мануфактурная выставка …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

  • 1829.01.30 — Нападение в Тегеране на Российское посольство. Смерть А.С. Грибоедова …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

  • 1829.02.10 — Смерть папы Льва XII …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

  • 1829.03.31 — Избрание папой Пия VII …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

  • 1829.04.13 — Принятие закона по эмансипации католиков в Великобритании …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

  • 1829.09.14 — (по юлианскому календарю 2 сентября) Мирный договор между Портой и Россией в Адрианополе. Автономия Греции, Сербии, Валахии в составе Османской империи …   Хронология всемирной истории: словарь

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”