The 1800's are full of important events that represent the world during a century that is unfamiliar to us. The year 1824 brings with it many important events that we want to bring to you. Our archive contains important happenings from the year 1824, such as the first issue of The Westminster Review founded by Jeremy Bentham, the creation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the United States War Department, the signing of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824, the establishment of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the enactment of the First Constitution of Mexico, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 8, 1824
The election of Michael Faraday as a member of the Royal Society takes place, with only one vote against him.
January 22, 1824
British forces are defeated and Governor Sir Charles MacCarthy of Britain is killed by the Ashanti in the Gold Coast.
January 24, 1824
The first issue of The Westminster Review founded by Jeremy Bentham is published in London.
February 10, 1824
The declaration of Simón Bolívar as dictator of Peru takes place.
February 21, 1824
The beginning of the Chumash Revolt of 1824 against Spanish presence in The Californias takes place.
March 11, 1824
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is created by the United States War Department.
March 17, 1824
The signing of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824 takes place.
May 7, 1824
Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven makes its premiere at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna.
May 24, 1824
Rangoon, Burma is overtaken by the British during the First Anglo-Burmese War.
June 16, 1824
The establishment of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Great Britain takes place.
September 13, 1824
The Moreton Bay Penal Settlement is founded by John Oxley at what is now Redcliffe in Queensland, Australia.
September 16, 1824
The succession of Louis XVIII by his brother Charles X as King of France takes place.
October 4, 1824
The declaration of Mexico as a federal republic takes place upon the enactment of the First Constitution of Mexico.
October 10, 1824
The Edinburgh Municipal Fire Brigade is founded by the Edinburgh Town Council as Britain's first fire brigade.
October 21, 1824
Portland cement is patented by Joseph Aspdin.
November 5, 1824
The establishment of the first technological university for English speakers, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, takes place in Troy, New York.
November 30, 1824
Construction for the first of four Welland Canals in Ontario, Canada begins.
December 3, 1824
The United States House of Representatives throws the presidential election after none of the presidential candidates obtain a majority of the electoral votes.
December 9, 1824
The Spanish are defeated by Peruvian forces during the Battle of Ayacucho.
December 23, 1824
The death of Chief Pushmataha of the Choctaw Nation occurs in Washington.
December 24, 1824
Chi Phi is founded as the first American Fraternity at Princeton University.
December 28, 1824
Upon the defeat of the Wiradjuri, the Bathurst War ends.