February 20 - Battle of Huzaingo.
February 28 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad
offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
March 15 - The University of Toronto is chartered.
April 10 - George Canning succeeds Lord Liverpool as British Prime Minister.
May 21 - Launch of the Standard newspaper of London, which later became the Evening
June - Nicéphore Nièpce
makes a true photograph.
July 6 - Treaty of London between France, Britain, and Russia, to demand that the Turks
agree to an armistice in Greece.
August 31 - Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich becomes Prime Minister
of the U.K. following the death of Canning.
October 20 - Battle of Navarino. British, French, and Russian Naval Forces destroy
the Turko-Egyptian fleet in Greece.
September 21 - Joseph Smith, Jr. claims that the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold
plates, one-third of which is translated into The Book of Mormon.Births
March 2 - Jacoba van den Houten
March 8 - Wilhelm Bleek
, linguist, (+ 1875).
March 11 - Maria van den Houten
April 5- Joseph Lister
, British inventor of antiseptic.
May 19 - Paul Amand Challemel-Lacour
, French statesman (+ 1896).
June 12 - Johanna Spyri
, Swiss author (+ 1901).
July 13 - Hugh O'Brien
, mayor of Boston.
August 30 - Lena van den Houten
November 25 - Johanna Korsten
November 26 - Ellen G. White
, prophetess, co-founder or Seventh-Day Adventism.
December 6 - Cornelis van den Houten
.George M. Harding
March 26 - Ludwig van Beethoven
, aged 56, German composer.
May 14 - Neeltje Witte
May 17 - Adriaan Overdulve
June 2 - Maatje Klaasse Landman
July 23 - Jacob van de Velde
August 8 - George Canning
, aged 57, British statesman and Prime Minister.
August 12 - William Blake
September 4 - Anna van Heest
December 30 - Neeltje Witte
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