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A uniform date is set by the United States Congress regarding federal elections. Read More
The first publication of "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe takes place. Read More
The charter creating Baylor University is signed by President Anson Jones of the Republic of Texas.
The annexation of Texas is approved by the United States Congress. Read More
A bill authorizing the annexation of the Republic of Texas is signed by President John Tyler.
The admittance of Florida as the 27th U.S. state takes place. Read More
The first legislation is passed by the United States Congress overriding a presidential veto.
The succession of John Tyler by James Polk as President of the United States takes place.
Publication of the autobiography the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by the Boston Anti-Slavery Society takes place.
The death of Andrew Jackson takes place. Read More
A meeting of delegates takes place in Austin, Texas to create a state constitution. Read More
The ballet divertissement Pas de Quatre is presented by Jules Perrot to a London audience.
The passing of the Aberdeen Act by the Parliament of the United Kingdom takes place granting the British Royal Navy power to search Brazilian ships inn regards to the abolition of the slave trade.
Eugene Maizan's final letter during his African expedition is received by the French Council.
Publication of the Scientific American journal begins. Read More
The establishment of the Phi Alpha Literary Society takes place. Read More
A proposed constitution making Texas a U.S. state is accepted by the majority of voters in the Republic of Texas.
The first newspaper including a box-score of a baseball game is the New York Morning News.
An announcement that the Monroe Doctrine is to be strictly enforced is made to the Congress by President James Polk of the United States.
The establishment of the Templars of Honor and Temperance takes place in the United States.
The first occurrence of anesthesia being used for childbirth takes place. Read More
The admittance of Texas as the 28th U.S. state takes place. Read More
The incorporation of Queen's Colleges of Belfast, Cork, and Galway takes place in Ireland.
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