History of Watchmaking
Weavers in the city of Lyons revolted against mechanisation and lower wages.
Despite Poland's affirmation of its independence, Warsaw was recaptured by the Russians.
A Republican party attempted to overthrow the aristocratic authorities of the principality of Neuchâtel. Backed by the population and the Diet, the government retained power.
Art and Culture
The Japanese artist Hokusai painted his 36 Views of Mount Fuji.
Publication of The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo.
Alexandre Pouchkine met Nikolai Gogol in Saint Petersburg.