1825 to 1829
feb 09 - John Quincy Adams + defeats Andrew Jackson in U.S. presidential election by winnning
more votes in the US House of representatives.
x - Persistence of vision shown with Thaumatrope.
x - |Russia ?+|
Tsar Alexander I + dies.
His brother, Nicholas I + is crowned.
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x - |RUSSIA| "Decebrists' Revolt" fails.
x - First steam powered railways are run in England.
x - Bolivia wins independance from Spain.
x - Texas becomes a department under state government, with a political chief residing in San Antonio.
oct 26 - The Erie Canal opens - passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie
jul 04 - Thomas Jefferson +¢ dies.
jul 04 - John Adams + dies.
x - Russian Tsar Nicholas I forces the Ottoman (Turkish) to recognize the independence of Moldavia, Wallachia, and Serbia.
x - Russian troops invade Iran.
x - The friction match is invented in England.
x - Stamford Raffles is named the first President of the "Zooligical or Noah's Ark Society" of London.
x - Erie Canal is opened.
mar 26 - Ludwig van Beethoven, aged 56, German composer, dies
x - Niépce makes a true photograph.
x - In London, Wheatstone constructs a microphone.
x - Russian troops conquer Iran.
x - Edgar Allan Poe ?*¢
[b.1809-d.1849] publishes his first work.
- Francisco Morazán leads the Liberals in a civil war in Honduras
- |Jerusalem +¢|
First visit by Sir Moses Montefiore, Anglo-Jewish philanthropist.
x - Russo-Turkish wars. Russia gains control of the eastern coast of the
x - Leo Tolstoy is born.
x - Noah Webster writes The American Dictionary of the English Language.
x - Colonel Bystarts planning the city of Ottawa (then called Bytown.)
x - Catholic Emancipation Act removes last vestige of oppression in England.
x - Uruguay wins independance from Spain.
x - The first four-cylinder press invented by Augustus Applegath and Edward Cowper
for The Times.
nov - Andrew Jackson defeats John Quincy Adams in U.S. presidential election
x - Daguerre joins Niépce to pursue photographic inventions.
x - Burt gets the first U.S. patent for a typewriter.
x - Greeks win independence from the Ottoman empire.
x - Religious freedom restored in Ireland ?
x - Pius VIII + becomes
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