America - Did you know?February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power of the Court by establishing its right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional.
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Bio JOHN TYLER, the tenth President of the United States, and was born in Charles City County, Va., March 29, 1790. He was the favored child of affluence and high social position. At the early age of twelve, John entered William and Mary College, and graduated with much honor when but seventeen years...Read MORE...
1811 - Theater Fire 1811 - December 26 - A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable.
1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.
1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.
1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.
1816 - Year without a summer The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding summers were so cold as to suggest a possible future famine. This tendency to frigidity reached its...Read MORE...
1873 - The Panic of 1837 The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices and wages went down while unemployment went up....Read MORE...
1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.
1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette Valley. It was not a road in any modern sense, only parallel ruts leading across endless prairie,...Read MORE...
1841 - April 4 - John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States. Elected vice president on the Whig ticket in 1840, Tyler succeeded to the presidency on Harrison's death. His strict-constructionist views soon caused a split with the Henry Clay wing of the Whig party and a stalemate on domestic questions. Tyler's more considerable achievements were his support of ...Read MORE...
1861 - Virginia seceded from Union on April 17, joined Confederacy; Civil War began; first Confederate officer killed at Fairfax Court House; first battle of Manassas (July 21), battle of Ball's Bluff, battle of Dranesville
Name: John Tyler Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1862 Event Place: Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: 29 Mar 1790 Death Date: 18 Jan 1862 Affiliate Record Identifier: 1331 Cemetery: Hollywood Cemetery
"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVM-MQ17 : accessed 28 June 2015), John Tyler, 1862; Burial, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America, Hollywood Cemetery; citing record ID 1331, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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