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The succession of the Comte de Villèle by the Vicomte de Martignac as French Prime Minister takes place.
The succession of Lord Goderich by the Duke of Wellington as the United Kingdom's Prime Minister takes place.
Eastern Armenia is overtaken from Persia by Russia according to the Treaty of Turkmenchay.
The establishment of Bahía Blanca takes place. Read More
Diplomatic relations are established between Brazil and Denmark upon the signing of the Treaty of Commerce and Navigation.
The discovery of Kaspar Hauser as a Feral child takes place in Nuremberg, Germany. Read More
War on Peru is declared by President Simón Bolívar. Read More
The Liberal Wars in Portugal begin upon the overthrow of Queen Maria II by her uncle King Miguel I.
The hanging of William Corder takes place at Bury St. Edmunds, England after murdering Maria Marten a year prior.
Uruguay's independence is recognized by Brazil and Argentina and dictator of Gran Colombia is named Simón Bolívar.
The Russian Army overtakes Varna during the Russo-Turkish War. Read More
The only known specimen of Parabouchetia brasiliensis is collected by William John Burchell in central Brazil.
The creation of a self-governing Greek state under the Ottoman empire is implemented under the London Protocol during the Greek War of Independence.
The annexation of the Kingdom of Vientiane by Siam and the overthrow of King Anouvong takes place.
The Argentine Civil War is reignited upon the overthrow of the provincial governor Manuel Dorrego by Juan Lavalle and his troops.
United States Presidency is won by Andrew Jackson. Read More
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