March 30 - Florida becomes a United States territory.
May 24 - Battle of Pichincha: Simón Bolívar secures the independence of Quito.
July 8 - Chippewas turn over huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
September 7 - Brazil declares its independence from Portugal.
September 16 - George Canning appointed British foreign secretary.
October 12 - Pedro I of Brazil declared constitutional emperor of the Brazilian Empire.
October-December - Congress of Verona at which Russia, Austria and Prussia approve
French intervention in Spain.
December 1 - Dom Pedro is crowned as Emperor of Brazil.
Hieroglyphs deciphered by Thomas Young and Jean-François Champollion using the
Galileo Galilei's Dialogue taken off the Index librorum prohibitorum, the Roman Catholic
Church's list of banned books.
Ashley's Hundred leave from St. Louis setting off a major increase in fur trade.Births
January 4 - Georg Büchmann
, philologist (+ 1884).
January 6 - Heinrich Schliemann
, German archaeologist.
January 16 - Pieter van den Houten
January 19 - Aaltje van Loozen
January 28 - Alexander Mackenzie
, second Prime Minister of Canada.
February 16 - Sir Francis Galton
, explorer, biologist (+ 1911).
April 3 - Edward Everett Hale
, writer, (+ 1909).
May 26 - Edmond de Goncourt
, writer (+ 1896).
June 10 - Kornelia van den Houten
July 18- Her Royal Highness Princess Augusta of Cambridge.
July 27 - Johannes Beije
September 12 - Jannetje van den Houten
September 20 - Aphalona (Apholona) (Apollonia) Fonse
October 6 - Josias Dourleijn
Ocrober 26 - Maria Kalle
November 13 - Pieternella van den Houten
December 10 - César Franck, composer and organist (+ 1890)
Gregor Mendel, geneticist.
Charles A. Alexander, Victorian architect.Deaths
July 7 - Percy Bysshe Shelley
August 12 - Robert Stewart
, Viscount Castlereagh, British foreign secretary, cut his
August 30 - Adriana (Adriaantje Andriesse) van den Houten
November 23 - Kornelia van den Houten
, Albanian ruler under the Ottoman Empire.To my Homepage