1834 events in history

Jan 29 US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute
Feb 3 Wake Forest University is established
Mar 6 York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto
Mar 18 Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union
Apr 3 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason
May 16 The Battle of Asseiceira is fought, the last and decisive engagement of the Liberal Wars in Portugal
May 30 Joaquim António de Aguiar issues a law extinguishing "all convents, monasteries, colleges, hospices and any other houses of the regular religious orders" in Portugal, earning him the nickname of "The Friar-Killer"
Jul 7 In New York City, four nights of rioting against abolitionists began
Jul 15 The Spanish Inquisition is officially disbanded after nearly 356 years
Aug 1 Slavery is abolished in the British Empire as the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into force
Oct 9 Opening of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway on the island of Ireland
Oct 16 Much of the ancient structure of the Palace of Westminster in London burns to the ground
Oct 28 The Battle of Pinjarra is fought in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists
Dec 1 Slavery is abolished in the Cape Colony in accordance with the Slavery Abolition Act 1833
Dec 3 The Zollverein (German Customs Union) begins the first regular census in Germany