What Happened In History Year 1829
Historical Events for the Year 1829
- 27th February » Battle of Tarqui is fought.
- 22nd March » In the London Protocol (1829) London Protocol, the three protecting powers (United Kingdom, Bourbon Restoration France and Russian Empire Russia) establish the borders of Greece.
- 24th March » Catholic Emancipation: The Parliament of the United Kingdom passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, allowing Catholics to serve in Parliament.
- 7th April » Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, commences translation of the Book of Mormon, with Oliver Cowdery as his scribe.
- 13th April » The Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829 gives Roman Catholicism in the United Kingdom known as Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom the right to vote and to sit in Parliament.
- 25th April » Charles Fremantle arrives in HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.
- 2nd May » After anchoring nearby, Captain Charles Fremantle of HMS Challenger 1826 6, declares the Swan River Colony in Australia.
- 23rd May » Accordion patent granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna, Austrian Empire.
- 5th June » HMS named Pickle captures the armed slave ship 'Voladora' off the coast of Cuba.
- 10th June » The first The Boat Race or Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge takes place.
- 23rd July » In the United States, William Austin Burt patents the Typographer (typewriter) called typographer, a precursor to the typewriter.
- 14th September » The Ottoman Empire signs the Treaty of Adrianople (1829) named Treaty of Adrianople with Russia, thus ending the Russo-Turkish War (1828–29) e.g Russo-Turkish War.
- 29th September » The Metropolitan Police Service named Metropolitan Police of London, later also known as 'the Met', is founded.
- 1st October » South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; it will later separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.
- 30th November » First Welland Canal opens for a trial run, 5 years to the day from the ground breaking.
- 4th December » In the face of fierce local opposition, United Kingdom British Governor-General of India Governor-General Lord William Bentinck issues a regulation declaring that anyone who abets 'suttee' in Presidency of Bengal Bengal is guilty of culpable homicide.
Historical events for the year 1829 by month