History of 1824
During the year of 1824 the following events have happened in our world's history.
January 21, 1824 - Ashantees defeat British at Accra, West Africa
January 22, 1824 - Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
January 28, 1824 - William Kneass becomes 3rd US chief engraver (1824-40)
February 04, 1824 - J W Goodrich introduces rubber galoshes to public
February 10, 1824 - Simon Bolivar named dictator by the Congress of Peru
February 16, 1824 - Athenaeum founded
March 02, 1824 - Interstate commerce comes under federal control
March 04, 1824 - The "National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck" was founded in the United Kingdom, later to be renamed The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in 1858.
March 05, 1824 - First Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma.
March 07, 1824 - Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto," premieres in Venice
March 11, 1824 - US War Dept creates the Bureau of Indian Affair
March 17, 1824 - England & Netherlands sign a trade agreement
March 21, 1824 - Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses
March 26, 1824 - 1st performance of Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis"
April 17, 1824 - Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54-? 40'N
May 02, 1824 - Goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald)
May 07, 1824 - Beethoven's 9th Symphony performed for 1st time
May 07, 1824 - Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna
May 10, 1824 - The National Gallery in London opens to the public in its temporary home in a townhouse on Pall Mall St
May 24, 1824 - Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee
May 26, 1824 - Brazil is recognized by US
June 08, 1824 - Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec
June 17, 1824 - Bureau of Indian Affairs established
June 21, 1824 - Greek War of Independence: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.
July 24, 1824 - Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public opinion poll. Clear lead for Andrew Jackson
July 25, 1824 - Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
July 29, 1824 - Peruvian National Day
July 30, 1824 - Gioacchino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris
August 04, 1824 - Battle of Kos is fought between Turks and Greeks.
August 06, 1824 - Battle at Junan - Simon Bol+?vars army beats Spanish
August 14, 1824 - General Lafayette returns to US
August 15, 1824 - Freed American slaves forms country of Liberia
September 26, 1824 - Kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) & lives
October 04, 1824 - Mexico becomes a republic
October 09, 1824 - Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
October 21, 1824 - Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement (Yorkshire England)
October 23, 1824 - 1st steam locomotive is introduced
November 02, 1824 - Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Jackson beats J Q Adams
November 07, 1824 - St Petersburg flood