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The election of Michael Faraday as a member of the Royal Society takes place, with only one vote against him.
British forces are defeated and Governor Sir Charles MacCarthy of Britain is killed by the Ashanti in the Gold Coast.
The first issue of The Westminster Review founded by Jeremy Bentham is published in London.
The declaration of Simón Bolívar as dictator of Peru takes place. Read More
The beginning of the Chumash Revolt of 1824 against Spanish presence in The Californias takes place.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is created by the United States War Department. Read More
The signing of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824 takes place. Read More
Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven makes its premiere at the Theater am Kärntnertor in Vienna. Read More
Rangoon, Burma is overtaken by the British during the First Anglo-Burmese War. Read More
The establishment of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Great Britain takes place.
The Moreton Bay Penal Settlement is founded by John Oxley at what is now Redcliffe in Queensland, Australia.
The succession of Louis XVIII by his brother Charles X as King of France takes place. Read More
The declaration of Mexico as a federal republic takes place upon the enactment of the First Constitution of Mexico.
The Edinburgh Municipal Fire Brigade is founded by the Edinburgh Town Council as Britain's first fire brigade.
Portland cement is patented by Joseph Aspdin. Read More
The establishment of the first technological university for English speakers, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, takes place in Troy, New York.
Construction for the first of four Welland Canals in Ontario, Canada begins. Read More
The United States House of Representatives throws the presidential election after none of the presidential candidates obtain a majority of the electoral votes.
The Spanish are defeated by Peruvian forces during the Battle of Ayacucho. Read More
The death of Chief Pushmataha of the Choctaw Nation occurs in Washington. Read More
Chi Phi is founded as the first American Fraternity at Princeton University. Read More
Upon the defeat of the Wiradjuri, the Bathurst War ends. Read More
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