1831 events in history

Feb 14 Ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay
Feb 24 The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, the first removal treaty in accordance with the Indian Removal Act, is proclaimed. The Choctaws in Mississippi cede land east of the river in exchange for payment and land in the West
Feb 25 Battle of Olszynka Grochowska, part of Polish November Uprising against Russian Empire
Mar 10 The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis Philippe to support his war in Algeria
Mar 29 Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniaks rebel against Turkey
Apr 7 D. Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil, resigns. He goes to his native Portugal to become King D. Pedro IV
Apr 12 Soldiers marching on the Broughton Suspension Bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse
Apr 18 The University of Alabama is founded
Jun 1 James Clark Ross discovers the Magnetic North Pole
Jul 4 Samuel Francis Smith writes My Country, 'Tis of Thee for the Boston, Massachusetts July 4 festivities
Jul 21 Inauguration of Leopold I of Belgium, first king of the Belgians
Aug 1 A new London Bridge opens
Aug 12 French intervention forces William I of the Netherlands to abandon his attempt to suppress the Belgian Revolution
Aug 13 Nat Turner sees a solar eclipse, which he believes is a sign from God. Eight days later he and 70 other slaves kill approximately 55 whites in Southampton County, Virginia
Aug 21 Nat Turner leads black slaves and free blacks in a rebellion
Aug 22 Nat Turner's slave rebellion commences just after midnight in Southampton County, Virginia, leading to the deaths of more than 50 whites and several hundred African Americans who are killed in retaliation for the uprising
Aug 29 Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction
Sep 1 The high honor of Order of St. Gregory the Great is established by Pope Gregory XVI of the Vatican State to recognize high support for the Vatican or for the Pope, by a man or a woman, and not necessarily a Roman Catholic
Sep 8 William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Sep 8 November Uprising: Battle of Warsaw ends, effectively ending the Insurrection
Sep 15 The locomotive John Bull operates for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden and Amboy Railroad
Oct 9 Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first head of state of independent Greece is assassinated
Oct 30 In Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave rebellion in United States history
Nov 5 Nat Turner, American slave leader, is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in Virginia
Nov 11 In Jerusalem, Virginia, Nat Turner is hanged after inciting a violent slave uprising
Nov 17 Ecuador and Venezuela are separated from Gran Colombia
Dec 5 Former U.S. President John Quincy Adams takes his seat in the House of Representatives
Dec 27 Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution
Dec 31 Gramercy Park is deeded to New York, New York