Historical Events for Year 1834
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Jan 1st - German Tolunie goes into effect
Jan 3rd - The government of Mexico imprisons Stephen F. Austin in Mexico City.
Jan 5th - Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell
Jan 9th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port San Julian, Patagonia
Jan 29th - President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
Feb 3rd - Wake Forest University is established.
Feb 18th - 1st US labor newspaper, "The Man," published, NYC
Feb 26th - 1st US interstate crime compact (NY-NJ) ratified
Mar 6th - Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
Mar 9th - French Foreign Legion is founded.
Mar 16th - HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands
Mar 18th - 1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)
Naturalist Charles Darwin Mar 18th - Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union.
Mar 28th - Senate censure President Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US
Apr 3rd - The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
Apr 13th - HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Apr 18th - Charles Darwin sails to Rio Santa Cruz up Patagonia
Apr 29th - Charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia
May 1st - Belgian parliament accepts railway laws
May 4th - Charles Darwin's expedition reaches 200 km from Atlantic Ocean
May 5th - Charles Darwin's expedition begins at Rio Santa Cruz
May 8th - Charles Darwin's expedition returns to the Beagle
May 8th - Prussia, Austria & Russia sign classified accord about Belgium
May 26th - Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates
Jun 1st - HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
Jun 2nd - 5th national black convention meets (NYC)
Jun 8th - HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn
Jun 10th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
Jun 14th - Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
Jun 14th - Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
Jun 15th - Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews
Jun 21st - Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine
Jun 25th - Pope Gregory XVI's encyclical "Singulari nos" published
Jun 30th - Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
Jul 5th - Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
Jul 23rd - HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
Aug 1st - Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire - Slavery Abolition Act 1833 comes into effect
Aug 16th - Charles Darwin climbs Mt Campana in Chile
Aug 17th - Charles Darwin reaches top of Campana Chile during his Voyage on the Beagle
Aug 18th - Mt Vesuvius erupts
Sep 14th - Charles Darwin's company passes Tagua-tagua-more Chile
Sep 27th - Charles Darwin returns to Valparaiso
Oct 4th - Franz Grillparzer's "Der Traum ein Leben," premieres in Vienna
Oct 14th - 1st black to obtain a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
Oct 14th - In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.
Oct 16th - Much of the ancient structures of the Palace of Westminster (parliament) in London is burnt down.
Oct 28th - The Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.
Nov 1st - 1st published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)
Nov 10th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso
Nov 14th - William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months
Nov 21st - HMS Beagle anchors at Bay of San Carlos, Chile
Nov 23rd - Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" premieres
Nov 25th - Delmonico's, one of NY's finest restaurants, provides a meal of soup, steak, coffee & half a pie for 12 cents
Dec 3rd - 1st US dental society organized (NY)
Dec 23rd - Joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs
Dec 25th - Charles Darwin celebrates Christmas on Beagle at Tres Montes, Chile