Decades: 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s - 1830s - 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
Years: 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 - 1835 - 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840
January 30 - Unsuccessful assassination attempt against President Andrew Jackson in the United States Capitol -- first assassination attempt against a President of the United States.
March 2 - Ferdinand becomes Emperor of Austria
April 18 - Lord Melbourne succeeds Sir Robert Peel as British Prime Minister
May 5 - In Belgium a railway is opened between Brussels and Mechelen. It is the first railway in continental Europe
May 6 - James Gordon Bennett publishes the first issue of the New York Herald.
July 4 - The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad completed construction of its Thomas Viaduct then the longest bridge in the United States, and second only to London Bridge in the world.
October 2 - Texas Revolution begins: Battle of Gonzales - Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, Texas but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia.
December 9 - The Army of the Republic of Texas captures San Antonio
The Toledo War was fought between the State of Ohio and the Territory of Michigan over the city of Toledo.
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
1835 in literature:
1835 in music
1835 in science
March 24 - Jožef Stefan, Slovene physicist, mathematician and poet († 1893)
March 29 - Gustaf Zander, physician († 1920)
April 9 - King Leopold II of the Belgians († 1909)
June 2 - Pope Pius X († 1914)
October 9 - Camille Saint-SaŽns, composer († 1921)
October 23 - Adlai E. Stevenson, Vice President of the United States († 1914)
November 21 - Hetty Green, businesswoman († 1916)
November 25 - Andrew Carnegie, industrialist, philanthropist († 1919)
November 30 - Mark Twain, author, humorist († 1910)
December 4 - Samuel Butler, writer († 1902)
December 18 - Lyman Abbott, author († 1922)
March 2 - Emperor Francis I of Austria (* 1768)
April 8 - Wilhelm von Humboldt, linguist, philosopher (* 1767)
April 21 - Samuel Slater, US industrialist (* 1768)
May 13 - John Nash, architect (*1752)
June 18 - William Cobbett, journalist and author (* 1763)
September 23 - Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer (* 1801)
Heads of states
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)