Historical Events for Year 1835
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Jan 7th - HMS Beagle anchors off Chonos Archipelago
Jan 8th - The United States national debt is 0 for the first and only time.
Jan 25th - Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris
Jan 30th - Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington DC in 1st attempted assassination of a US President
Feb 20th - Concepcion, Chile, destroyed by earthquake; 5,000 die
Feb 22nd - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leave Valdivia Chile
Feb 24th - Siwinowe Kesibwi (Shawnee Sun) is 1st Indian lang monthly mag
Feb 28th - Dr Elias L"nnrot publishes Finnish poem "Kalevala"
Mar 3rd - Congress authorizes a US mint at New Orleans Louisiana
Mar 4th - HMS Beagle moves into Bay of Concepcion
Mar 7th - HMS Beagle returns from Concepcion to Valparaiso
Naturalist Charles Darwin Mar 11th - HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile
Mar 13th - Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing
Mar 18th - Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass
Mar 21st - Charles Darwin & Mariano Gonzales meet at Portillo Pass
Mar 23rd - Charles Darwin reaches Los Arenales, in the Andes
Apr 10th - Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
Apr 18th - William Lamb (Lord Melbourne) forms British government
Apr 26th - Frederic Chopin's "Grand Polonaise Brillante" premieres in Paris
Composer Frederic Chopin May 5th - King Leopold opens Brussels-Mechelen railway
May 6th - James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald (price 1 cent).
May 12th - Charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile
May 13th - 1st foreign embassy in Hawaii forms
May 14th - Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile
May 20th - Otto is named the first modern king of Greece.
Jun 1st - 6th national black convention (Philadelphia)
Jun 2nd - P T Barnum & his circus begin 1st tour of US
Jun 19th - New Orleans gives US government Jackson Square to be used as a mint
Jun 25th - 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)
Jul 8th - Liberty Bell cracks (again)
Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett Jul 9th - St Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France
Jul 25th - Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine
Jul 26th - 1st sugar cane plantation started in Hawaii
Jul 29th - 1st sugar plantation in Hawaii begins
Aug 10th - Mob of whites & oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH
Aug 11th - George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
Aug 17th - Solymon Merrick patents wrench
Aug 18th - Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago
Aug 25th - New York Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel
Aug 30th - Melbourne, Australia is founded.
Sep 15th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Galapagos Islands
Sep 17th - Charles Darwins lands on Chatham Galapagos-archipelago
Sep 20th - Farroupilha's Revolution begins in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Sep 23rd - HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago
Sep 26th - Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres in Naples
Oct 2nd - Battle of Gonzales fought between Texan settlers and Mexican forces. First engagement of the Texas revolution
Oct 3rd - Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany.
Oct 8th - Charles Darwin reaches James Island, Galapagos archipelago, on HMS Beagle
Oct 9th - The Royal College, Colombo, established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka.
Oct 20th - HMS Beagle leaves Galapagos Archipelago/sails to Tahiti
Nov 2nd - 2nd Seminole War begins in Osceola
Nov 15th - Charles Darwin reaches Tahiti on board HMS Beagle
Nov 16th - Charles Darwin's voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society
Nov 18th - -20] Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti
Nov 19th - A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved
Nov 23rd - Henry Burden patents Horseshoe manufacturing machine (Troy NY)
Nov 24th - Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Provisional Government
Nov 26th - HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for NZ
Author Hans Christian Andersen Dec 1st - Hans Christian Andersen publishes his 1st book of fairy tales
Dec 3rd - First US mutual fire insurance company issues first policy (Rhode Island)
Dec 5th - - 10th: Assault on Mexican-held San Antonio by Texan rebels
Dec 7th - Bavarian Ludwig railway opens - first German steam railway
Dec 16th - Fire consumes over 600 buildings in NYC
Dec 19th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ
Dec 21st - HMS Beagle sails into Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
Dec 25th - Charles Darwin celebrates Christmas in Pahia, New Zealand
Dec 29th - The Treaty of New Echota is signed, ceding all the lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States.
Dec 30th - After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R
Dec 30th - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from NZ to Sydney