Archipelago Events in History



2008 Death - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, writer, won Nobel Prize, 1970, wrote 'The Gulag Archipelago', exiled in 1974, dies at 89

1993 Event - Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England

1947 Event - Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef

1918 Birthday - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born in Kislovodsk, Russia, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, writer, won Nobel Prize, 1970, wrote 'The Gulag Archipelago', exiled in 1974

1915 Event - Britain annexes Gilbert and Ellice archipelago

1900 Event - Great Britain annexes Tonga archipelago

1835 Event - HMS Beagle leaves Galapagos Archipelago/sails to Tahiti

1835 Event - HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reache James Island, Galapagos archipelago

1835 Event - HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago

1835 Event - HMS Beagle anchors off Chonos Archipelago

1772 Event - Yves de Kerguelen of France discovers Kerguelen Archipelago, India

1521 Event - Magelhaes takes possession of Homohon, Archipelago of St. Lazarus