1831 in History – What happened in year 1831

In history, year 1831 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 1831.

Know what happened in 1831:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 OctoberIoannis Kapodistrias, the Greek head of state, was assassinatedin Nafplion.
12 AprilThe Broughton Suspension Bridge in Manchester, England, collapsed, reportedly owing to a mechanical resonance induced by troops marching over the bridge in step.
24 FebruaryThe Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek between the Choctaw and the United States government, the first removal treaty carried into effect under the Indian Removal Act, was proclaimed.
29 AugustMichael Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction, leadingto the formation of Faraday's law of induction.
08 SeptemberWilliam IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen were crowned King andQueen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
15 SeptemberThe John Bull (pictured), the oldest operable steam locomotivein the world, ran for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden andAmboy Railroad.
21 AugustNat Turner led a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia,US; it was suppressed about 48 hours later.
01 JuneBritish naval officer and explorer James Clark Rosssuccessfully led the first expedition to reach the North Magnetic Pole.
12 AprilThe Broughton Suspension Bridge in Manchester, England,collapsed, reportedly owing to a mechanical resonance induced by troopsmarching over the bridge in step.
08 SeptemberWilliam IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen were crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
12 AprilThe Broughton Suspension Bridge in Manchester, England,collapsed, reportedly owing to a mechanical resonance induced by troopsmarching over the bridge in step.
27 DecemberAboard HMS Beagle, Charles Darwin left Plymouth, England, onwhat became a historic expedition to South America that made his name asa naturalist.
29 AugustMichael Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction, leadingto the formation of Faraday's law of induction.
22 NovemberAfter a bloody battle with the military causing 600 casualties,rebellious silkworkers seized Lyon, France, beginning the First CanutRevolt.
08 SeptemberThe Russian Empire brought the Polish November Uprising to anend when its troops captured Warsaw after a two-day assault.
21 JulyIn Brussels, Leopold I was inaugurated as the first King of the Belgians.
01 JuneBritish naval officer and explorer James Clark Ross Successfully led the first expedition to reach the North Magnetic Pole.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1831:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberHarry Atkinson / Politician / United Kingdom
01 JuneJohn Bell Hood / General / United States of America
01 AugustAntonio Cotogni / Educator / Italy
05 SeptemberVictorien Sardou / Author / France
06 March Philip Sheridan / General / Ireland
07 January Heinrich von Stephan / Postman / Germany
07 SeptemberAlexandre Falguière / Painter / France
07 JuneAmelia Edwards / Author / United Kingdom
07 JulyJane Elizabeth Dexter Conklin / Poet / United States of America
08 NovemberLord Lytton / Governor General / United Kingdom
08 JulyJohn Pemberton / Chemist / United States of America
08 SeptemberWilhelm Raabe / Author / Germany
13 AugustSalomon Jadassohn / Pianist / Germany
13 JuneJames Clerk Maxwell / Mathematician / Scotland
15 March Saint Daniele Comboni / Saint / Italy
16 AugustJohn Jones Ross / Politician / Canada
18 OctoberFrederick III / Emperor  / Germany
19 DecemberBernice Pauahi Bishop / Philanthropist / United States of America
24 February Leo von Caprivi / Politician / Germany
31 OctoberPaolo Mantegazza / Physiologist / Italy

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1831:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 JanuarySavitribai Phule / Writer / India
03 JanuarySavitribai Phule / Poet / India
03 January Savitribai Phule / Poet / India

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