1820s"Ballown" (a type of soccer) played in the U.S.Maine becomes a state of U.S.1821James Monroe begins second term as U.S. President.Napoleon dies (b.1769).Missouri becomes a state of U.S.U.S. population: 9.6 million.Sequoya develops a Cherokee alphabet.1822In Boston, Mass. the streets are lit by gas.The "Sunday Times" in London founded.1823James Fenimore Cooper's "The Pioneers" published.1824U.S.House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams as President.1825John Quincy Adams inaugurated as 6th President of U.S.Czar AlexanderI dies; succeeded by Nicholas IBaseball Club organized in Rochester, N.Y.London begins using horse-drawn buses.1826Thomas Jefferson dies (b.1743).James Fenimore Cooper's "The Last of the Mohicans" published.1829Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) inaugurated 7th President of U.S.Slavery abolished in Mexico.Washington Irving's "The Conquest of Granda" becomes a bestseller.
1830Revolution in Paris.The Mormons or Latter Day Saints founded by Joseph Smith and his friends at Fayette, N.Y.In fashion, ladies skirts grow a little shorter but sleeves become enormous. Big hats decorated with flowers, ribbons,etc.In men's fashion collars become stiff.1831James Monroe, 5th Pres. of U.S. dies (b.1758).In Southhamptom, Virginia the slave revolt starts, led by Nat Turner (1800-1831).Edgar Allen Poe's "Poems" published.The terrible Cholera pandemic(began in India in 1826) spreads from Russia into central Europe and now Scotland.London Bridge openes.The first horse-drawn buses in the U.S. appear in New York.U.S. first passenger locomotive travels at 20 mph.1832Sir Walter Scott, Scot. poet and novelist dies (b. 1771).New England Anti-Slavery Society founded in Boston.First horse-drawn trolleys appear in New York.Nathaniel Wyeth brings first emigrants over the Oregon Trail.1833John Randolph of Roanoke, a Virginia planter, U.S. representative and senator dies (b.1773).Isabella II proclaimed Queen of Spain.Beginning of Whig Party in U.S.Davy Crockett's autobiography becomes a bestseller.Canadian S.S. "Royal William" crossed the Atlantic in 25 days.Abolition of slavery in British Empire.1834Gen. Lafayette, French soldier and statesman, hero of the American Revolution dies (b.1757).Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" becomes a bestseller.1835Second Seminole War (till 1842).Texas declares the right to secede from Mexico.Hans Christian Anderson publishes four of his 168 tales for children.William Wordsworth's "Poems" becomes a bestseller.Samuel Colt (1814-1865) takes out patent for his single-barreled pistol and rifle.1836Davy Crockett, American frontiersman killed at the Alamo (b.1786).Texas wins independence from Mexico, becomes a republic and Gen. Sam Houston becomes the first president.The first cricket match played in London.Betsy Ross, American flag maker dies.Arkansas becomes a state of U.S.1836James Madison, 4th Pres. of U.S. dies.1837Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) inaugurated 8th President of U.S.Victoria (1819-1901) becomes Queen of Great Britain.First Canadian railroad.England introduces official birth registrations.Michigan becomes a state of U.S.1839American army officer Abner Doubleday lays out the first baseball field and conducts first game ever played at Cooperstown (Otsego County) New York.First bicycle constructed by Scottish inventor Kirkpatrick Macmillian.
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