February 21 - John J. Greenough
patents the sewing machine.
March 5 - Over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas briefly occupy
San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande. This is the first such invasion since
the Texas Revolution.
March 30 - Anesthesia is used for the first time in an operation (Dr. Crawford Long
performed the operation and ether was used).
August 9 - Webster-Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States-Canada
border east of the Rocky Mountains.
Massacre of Elphinstone's British army on the road from Kabul to Jallalabad, Afghanistan,
by Mohammed Akbar, son of Dost Mohammed Khan.
August 29 - Treaty of Nanking signing ends the First Opium War.
British Empire annexes Hong Kong.
Pentonville Prison was built.Stillborn
April 4 - Stillborn (girl) Berman
January 13 - Krina van den Houten
January 17 - Maria Westdorp
January 24 - Pierre Alphonse Desire van den Houten
January 31 - Cornelis van den Houten
February 4 - Arrigo Boito
, poet and composer.
February 25 - Karl May
, writer (d. 1912).
February 28 - Adriaantje van den Houten
April 14 - Catherine Eddowes
, fourth confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888).
May 8 - Emil Christian Hansen
, fermentation physiologist.
May 13 - Arthur Sullivan
, composer (d. 1900).
May 17 - August Thyssen
, industrialist (d. 1926).
August 7 - Johanna van den Houten
August 7 - Klaas van den Houten
August 31 - Leendert van den Houten
September 11 - Johannes Keuse
September 21 - Abd-ul-Hamid II
, future Ottoman sultan.
October 14 - Joe Start
, baseball player.
December 9 - Peter Kropotkin
, Russian anarchist.
December 17 - Cornelia Fernambuck
.Anna Elizabeth Dickenson
January 23 - Martine van den Houten
January 25 - Adriaantje van den Houten
March 13 - Henry Shrapnel
, soldier, inventor.
March 23 - Stendhal
March 30 - Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
, French painter.
April 18 - Neeltje van den Houten
May 8 - Jules Dumont d'Urville
August 10 - Lena van den Houten
August 11 - Aartjen Berendina van den Houten
September 15 - Francisco Morazán
, President of Central America.
October 23 - Cornelia Spits
October 24 - Andries van den Houten
December 20 - Maarten Leenderts van den Houten
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