1829 in History – What happened in year 1829

In history, year 1829 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1829.

Know what happened in 1829:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 September The Metropolitan Police of Greater London, originallyheadquartered in Great Scotland Yard, Westminster, was founded.
04 DecemberSati, the Hindu funeral custom of widows immolating themselves,was prohibited in part of British India after years of campaigning byRam Mohan Roy (pictured).
29 SeptemberThe Metropolitan Police of Greater London, originallyheadquartered in Great Scotland Yard, Westminster, was founded.
23 JulyWilliam Austin Burt was awarded a patent for the typographer,the first practical typewriting machine.
13 AprilThe Roman Catholic Relief Act was granted Royal Assent,removing the most substantial restrictions on Catholics in the UnitedKingdom.
04 DecemberSati, the Hindu funeral custom of widows immolating themselves,was prohibited in part of British India after years of campaigning by Ram Mohan Roy.
23 JulyWilliam Austin Burt was awarded a patent for the typographer, the first practical typewriting machine.
04 DecemberSati, the Hindu funeral custom of widows immolating themselves,was prohibited in part of British India after years of campaigning by Ram Mohan Roy.
23 JulyWilliam Austin Burt was awarded a patent for the typographer,the first practical typewriting machine.
10 JuneIn rowing, Oxford defeated Cambridge in the first Boat Race(2002 race pictured) held on the Thames in London.
13 AprilThe Roman Catholic Relief Act was granted Royal Assent,removing the most substantial restrictions on Catholics in the United Kingdom.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1829:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 March Carl Schurz / Lawyer / United States of America
02 February Alfred Brehm / Zoologist / Germany
02 February William Stanley / Engineer / United Kingdom
04 AprilOwen Suffolk / Poet / Australia
06 JuneHoninbo Shusaku / Go Player / Japan
07 SeptemberAugust Kekulé / Academic / Germany
08 JuneJohn Everett Millais / Painter / United Kingdom
08 MayLouis Moreau Gottschalk / Composer / United States of America
09 January Adolf Schlagintweit / Explorer / Germany
09 January Thomas William Robertson / Director / United Kingdom
12 SeptemberAnselm Feuerbach / Painter / Germany
14 JulyEdward Benson / Bishop / United Kingdom
16 JuneGeronimo / Tribal Leader / United States of America
19 March Carl Frederik Tietgen / Business Man / Denmark
24 March George Francis Train / Business Man / United States of America
25 DecemberPatrick Gilmore / Composer / Ireland
25 AugustCarlo Acton / Pianist / Italy
26 March Théodore Aubanel / Poet / France
28 NovemberAnton Rubinstein / Composer / Russia
30 AprilFerdinand von Hochstetter / Academic / Austria

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