Historical Events For Year 1830

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January 11, 1830

Alabama's first publicly chartered college begins operation as LaGrange College, now known as the University of North Alabama.
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January 12–27, 1830

A debate on the states' rights vs. federal authority takes place between Robert Y. Hayne and Daniel Webster in the United States Congress.
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February 3, 1830

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.
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March 12, 1830

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.
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March 26, 1830

Palmyra, New York is home to the first publication of the Book of Mormon. Read More

April 6, 1830

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.
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May 28, 1830

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.
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June 26, 1830

The succession of George IV by his brother William IV as King of the United Kingdom takes place.
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July 13, 1830

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.
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July 17, 1830

A patent for the sewing machine is granted to Barthélemy Thimonnier in France. Read More

July 18, 1830

The first constitution of Uruguay is adopted. Read More

July 20, 1830

Jews are granted citizenship in Greece. Read More

July 27, 1830

The beginning of the July Revolution in France takes place. Read More

August 25, 1830

The beginning of the Belgian Revolution takes place. Read More

August 31, 1830

A patent for the lawnmower is granted to Edwin Beard Budding. Read More

September 15, 1830

The first intercity passenger railway only operating steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, opens.
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September 27, 1830

The liberation of Brussels from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands brings about the end of the Belgian Revolution.
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October 4, 1830

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.
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November 8, 1830

King of the Two Sicilies is announced as Ferdinand II. Read More

November 29, 1830

The beginning of the Polish insurrection against Russian rule takes place in Warsaw. Read More

December 5, 1830

The world premiere of Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioztakes place in Paris. Read More

December 20, 1830

The Great Powers recognize Belgium's independence. Read More