What Happened In History Year 1816

Historical Events for the Year 1816

  • 9th January » Sir Humphry Davy tests Davy lamp named his safety lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
  • 12th February » The Teatro di San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is destroyed by fire.
  • 10th March » Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts is captured during the Action of Juncalito.
  • 10th April » The Federal government of the United States approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.
  • 14th April » Bussa, a slave in British-ruled Barbados, leads a slave rebellion and is killed. For this, he is remembered as the first national hero of Barbados.
  • 2nd May » Marriage of Leopold I of Belgium called LĂ©opold of Saxe-Coburg and Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales.
  • 22nd May » A mob in Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England, Ely and Littleport riots of 1816 named riots over high unemployment and rising grain costs; the rioting spreads to Ely, Cambridgeshire named Ely the next day.
  • 16th June » Lord Byron reads 'Fantasmagoriana' to his four house guests at the Villa Diodati, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Claire Clairmont, and John Polidori, and inspires his challenge that each guest write a ghost story, which culminated in Mary Shelley writing th
  • 9th July » Argentina Argentine Declaration of Independence named declares independence from Spain.
  • 14th August » The United Kingdom formally annexed the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, administering them from the British Cape Colony called Cape Colony in South Africa.
  • 24th August » The Treaty of St. Louis 1816 - Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi named Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 5th September » Louis XVIII of France e.g Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").
  • 15th September » HMS Whiting 1812 6 runs aground on the Doom Bar
  • 21st October » The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.
  • 19th November » Warsaw University is established.
  • 11th December » Indiana becomes the 19th U.S. state.
  • 30th December » The Treaty of St. Louis 1816 - Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi Treaty of St. Louis (1816) between the United States and the united Odawa people Ottawa, Ojibwe people Ojibwa, and Potawatomi Indian tribes is proclaimed.

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