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Alabama's first publicly chartered college begins operation as LaGrange College, now known as the University of North Alabama.
A debate on the states' rights vs. federal authority takes place between Robert Y. Hayne and Daniel Webster in the United States Congress.
Greece's full independence and sovereignty from the Ottoman Empire is established by the London Protocol, becoming the Greek War of Independence's final result.
State loan certificates are ruled as being unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court for being in violation of Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution.
Palmyra, New York is home to the first publication of the Book of Mormon. Read More
The Church of Christ, now known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is organized by Joseph Smith and a few others.
The Indian Removal Act granting the President of the United States the authorization to negotiate with Native Americans regarding removing their ancestral homelands is passed by the Congress.
The succession of George IV by his brother William IV as King of the United Kingdom takes place.
The formation of the Scottish Church College, then known as General Assembly's Institution, by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy takes place in Calcutta, India.
A patent for the sewing machine is granted to Barthélemy Thimonnier in France. Read More
The first constitution of Uruguay is adopted. Read More
Jews are granted citizenship in Greece. Read More
The beginning of the July Revolution in France takes place. Read More
The beginning of the Belgian Revolution takes place. Read More
A patent for the lawnmower is granted to Edwin Beard Budding. Read More
The first intercity passenger railway only operating steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, opens.
The liberation of Brussels from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands brings about the end of the Belgian Revolution.
The creation of the independent state of Belgium is declared by the Provisional Government in Brussels as they revolt against the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
King of the Two Sicilies is announced as Ferdinand II. Read More
The beginning of the Polish insurrection against Russian rule takes place in Warsaw. Read More
The world premiere of Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioztakes place in Paris. Read More
The Great Powers recognize Belgium's independence. Read More