January 1 - Constitutionalist military insurrection at Cadiz leads to summoning of Spanish
parliament (March 7) and restoration of 1812 Constitution (March 8) by king Ferdinand VII
January 29 - George
the Prince Regent becomes king George IV of the United Kingdom,
ending the period known as the English Regency.
January 30 - Edward Bransfield discovers Antarctica.
February 6 - 86 free African American colonists sail from New York City to Freetown,
February 23 - The Cato Street conspiracy is exposed. The principals are executed on May 1.
March 3 & March 6 - The Missouri Compromise becomes law in the United States.
March 15 - Maine is admitted as the 23rd U.S. state.
Spring - Joseph Smith, Jr. at age 14 claims to be visited in a vision by God and Jesus Christ
(Tradition holds that this occurred on April 6).
July Constitutionalist revolution in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
August 24 - Constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; revolution in Lisbon, September 15.
October 9 - Guayaquil declare independence from Ecuador.
October 25-November 20 - Congress of Troppau (Opava) between rulers of Russia,
Austria and Prussia.
November - James Monroe
is re-elected, virtually unopposed.
November 17 - Captain Nathaniel Palmer becomes the first American to see Antarctica (the
Palmer Peninsula was later named after him).
6th Edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica begins appearing.
Republic of Buenos Aires (Argentina) establishes penal colony in Falkland Islands.
Venus de Milo found on island of Melos.
Hans Christian Orsted discovers relationship between electricity and magnetism.Births
January 13 - Johannes Soeteman
January 17 - Anne Bronte
February 5 - Aaltje de Witte
February 8 - William Tecumseh Sherman
, soldier (+ 1891).
February 15 - Susan B. Anthony
, US suffragist.
February 28 - John Tenniel
March 14 - Victor Emmanuel II
May 6 - Jacomijntje (Jacomina) van den Houten
May 12 - Florence Nightingale
, nurse (+ 1910).
May 27 - Mathilde Bonaparte
, hostess and socialite.
June 1 - Jan Dorleyn
July 23 - Pieternella van den Houten
July 23 - Julia Gardiner Tyler
, later First Lady of the United States..
July 29 - Krina van den Houten
August 1 - Dina van Westenbrugge
August 14 - Kommertje van den Ouden
August 30 - Arjaantje van Splunder
September 27 - Wilhelm Siegmund Teuffel
, classical scholar.
September 29 - Henry
, Duke of Bordeaux, posthumous son of the Duke of Berry,
future Comte de Chambord and claimant to the French throne.Harriet Tubman
, anti-slavery resistance movement leader.
October 13 - Leendert Brouwers
October 14 - Gerbrand van den Houten
October 27 - Leendert Beije
November 11 - Cornelia van Dorp
November 15 - Adriaan van den Houten
November 20 - Leentje van den Houten
November 25 - Jacob Vreeswijk
November 28 - Leentje van den Houten
December 24 - Jacomijntje Volaart
January 29 - King George III
of the United Kingdom.
February 14 - Charles Ferdinand
, Duke of Berry, stabbed on February 13.
March 22 - Stephen Decatur
March 27 - Christophorus (Christoffel) van den Houten
April 10 - Jacob (Jakob) van den Houten
June 19 - Sir Joseph Banks
, British naturalist and botanist.
September 3 - Benjamin Latrobe
September 7 - Plona van den Houten
October 29 - Pieternella van den Houten
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