Chronicles of Boone County

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1829

1829

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Benjamin Stephens is Sheriff. His deputies are James N. Stephens and William R. Stephens.

Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • The Kentucky Legislature charters the Kentucky Baptist Education Society, leading to the founding of Georgetown College later in the year.

U.S. & World

  • Andrew Jackson is inaugurated as the seventh U.S. President.
  • Mexico abolishes slavery, but the Texas territory is exempted from abolition.
  • Photographer Louis Daguerre accidentally finds that silver iodide is light-sensitive, and so invents the daguerreotype, one of the most commonly used forms of photography during the 19th century.

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1829.txt · Last modified: 2013/04/26 09:49 by jgregory