Colombia President, Francisco de Paula Santander

President Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander a confederate and opponent of Simon Bolivar who fought to liberate Colombia (New Granada) from Spanish rule. Continue reading

Founding of Grand National Consolidated Trades Union

The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union was founded in 1833 by Robert Owen, a Welsh manufacturer. Continue reading

First passenger fatalities in a train accident

A broken axle derailed a Camden & Amboy train carrying 24 passengers, the Train wreck took place on November 8, 1833, near Heightstown, PA, USA, taking the lives of two passenger (the first recorded train accident fatalities) and injuring the rest. Continue reading

First Afro-Brazilian newspaper

Published by and for Brazilians of African descent, was 0 Homem de Cor a Afro-Brazilian newspaper, which ran for five issues in 1833. Continue reading