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|Decades:|| 1800s 1810s 1820s - 1830s - 1840s 1850s 1860s
|Years:||1831 1832 1833 - 1834 - 1835 1836 1837|
|1834 in topic:|
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|Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science|
|Sports - Rail Transport|
|Countries: Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA|
|Leaders: State leaders - Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Births - Marriages - Deaths
Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1834
January - March
- January 1 - Abolition of customs charges at borders within Germany.
- January 3 - The government of Mexico imprisons Stephen F. Austin in Mexico City.
- March 6 - York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
- March 27 - Andrew Jackson is censured by the Congress of the United States
April - June
- June 7 - Greek independence general Theodoros Kolokotronis is sentenced to death for treason for resisting the rule of Otto of Greece (he is released next year).
July - September
- July 16 - William Lamb succeeds Earl Grey as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- July 24 - End of the Liberal Wars in Portugal.
- August 1 - Slavery abolished in the British Empire (see Slavery Abolition Act).
- August 11/12 - Ursuline Convent Riots: a convent of Ursuline nuns is burned near Boston.
- August 14 - Richard Henry Dana sets sail from Boston on the Pilgrim.
- August 15 - South Australia Act allows for the creation of a colony there.
October - December
- October 16 - Palace of Westminster destroyed by fire
- December 10 - Sir Robert Peel succeeds Lord Melbourne as Prime Minister of the UK
- Failed pro-republic uprising in Piedmont – one of the activists is Giuseppe Garibaldi.
- Spanish Inquisition, which began in the 13th century, was suppressed.
- British East India Company monopoly on China trade ended.
- Sixth Xhosa War; severe clashes between white settlers and Bantu peoples in Cape Colony. Dutch speaking settlers colonize area north of Orange River.
|Gregorian calendar||1834 |
|Ab urbe condita||2587|
|Armenian calendar||1283 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-10 – -9|
|Coptic calendar||1550 – 1551|
|Ethiopian calendar||1826 – 1827|
|Hebrew calendar||5594 – 5595|
|- Vikram Samvat||1889 – 1890|
|- Shaka Samvat||1756 – 1757|
|- Kali Yuga||4935 – 4936|
|Iranian calendar||1212 – 1213|
|Islamic calendar||1249 – 1250|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2494|
|Thai solar calendar||2377|
January - June
- January 7 - Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and inventor (d. 1874)
- January 13 - John Mason Cook, after whom JMC Air is named (d. ?)
- February 8 - Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist (d. 1907)
- February 9 - Felix Dahn, German author (d. 1912)
- February 16 - Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist and philosopher (d. 1919)
- February 19 - Charles Davis Lucas, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1914)
- March 16 - James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
- March 17 - Gottlieb Daimler, German engineer and inventor (d. 1900)
- March 20 - Charles W. Eliot, American President of Harvard University (d. 1926)
- March 23 - Julius Reubke, German composer (d. 1858).
- March 24 - William Morris, English poet and artist (d. 1896)
- March 24 - John Wesley Powell, American explorer (d. 1902)
- April 1 - Big Jim Fisk, American entrepreneur (d. 1872)
- April 2 - Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor (d. 1904)
- May 23 - Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish sculptor (d. 1890)
- June 19 - Charles Spurgeon, English Baptist preacher (d. 1892)
July - December
- July 10 - James McNeill Whistler, American painter and etcher (d. 1903)
- July 19 - Edgar Degas, French painter (d. 1917)
- August 4 - John Venn, British mathematician (d. 1923)
- August 22 - Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer, physicist, and aeronautics pioneer (d. 1906)
- August 31 - Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (d. 1886)
- September 9 - Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English novelist (d. 1903)
- November 19 - Georg Hermann Quincke, German physicist (d. 1924)
- October 8 - Walter Kittredge, American composer (d. 1905)
- December 16 - Léon Walras, French economist (d. 1910)
- See also 1834 births.
January - June
- January 12 - William Wyndham Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)
- January 17 - Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)
- February 2 - Lorenzo Dow, American minister (b. 1777)
- February 12 - Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian (b. 1768)
- March 2 - José Cecilo del Valle, first President of Central America (b. 1780)
- April 5 - Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1757)
- April 10 - John 'Merino' MacArthur, Australian farmer (b. 1767)
- April 11 - John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist and patron of the arts and sciences (b. 1757)
- May 20 - Marquis de la Fayette, French nobleman and soldier (b. 1757)
July - December
- July 12 - David Douglas, Scottish botanist (b. 1799)
- July 14 - Edmond Charles Genêt, French ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution (b. 1763)
- July 19 - Károly Hadaly, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1743)
- July 25 - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English writer (b. 1772)
- August 1 - Robert Morrison, Scottish Protestant missionary to China (b. 1782)
- August 7 - Joseph Marie Jacquard, French inventor (b. 1752)
- August 17 - Husein Gradaščević, Bosnian rebel leader (b. 1802)
- September 2 - Thomas Telford, Scottish engineer (b. 1757)
- September 9 - James Weddell, Antarctic explorer (b. 1787)
- September 16 - William Blackwood, English writer (b. 1776)
- September 24 - Pedro I of Brazil (b. 1798)
- October 8 - François-Adrien Boïeldieu, French composer (b. 1775)
- October 11 - William John Napier, British Navy officer, politician and diplomat (b. 1786)
- December 23 - Thomas Malthus, English economist and political philosopher (b. 1766)
- December 27 - Charles Lamb, English essayist (b. 1775)
- December 31 - João Batista Gonçalves Campos, Intelectual leader of the Cabanagem revolutionary event, in the vice-Kingdom of Grao Para (b. 1782)
- See also 1834 deaths.
People of the year 1834 at Familypedia
288 people were born in 1834
185 children were born to the 129 women born in 1834
134 people died in 1834
12671 people lived in 1834
Events of the year 1834 at Familypedia
212 people were married in 1834.
There were 0 military battles in 1834.
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