1835 in History
January 7 HMS Beagle anchors off Chonos Archipelago
January 25 Opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris
January 25 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris
January 30 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington D.C.
February 20 Concepcion, Chile destroyed by earthquake; 5,000 die
February 22 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin leave Valdivia Chile
February 24 Siwinowe Kesibwi (Shawnee Sun) is 1st Indian lang monthly mag
February 28 Dr. Elias L"nnrot publishes Finnish poem "Kalevala"
March 3 Congress authorizes a U.S. mint at New Orleans Louisiana
March 4 HMS Beagle moves into Bay of Concepcion
March 7 HMS Beagle returns from Concepcion to Valparaiso
March 11 HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile
March 13 Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing
March 18 Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass
March 21 Charles Darwin and Mariano Gonzales meet at Portillo Pass
March 23 Charles Darwin reaches Los Arenales, in the Andes
April 10 Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
April 18 William Lamb Lord Melbourne forms British Government
April 26 Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris
May 5 King Leopold opens Brussels-Mechelen railway
May 6 1st edition of New York Herald (price 1 cents )
May 12 Charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile
May 13 1st foreign embassy in Hawaii forms
May 14 Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile
June 1 6th national black convention in Philadelphia
June 2 P. T. Barnum and his circus begin 1st tour of US
June 19 New Orleans gives U.S. government Jackson Square to be used as a mint
June 25 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)
July 8 Liberty Bell cracks, again
July 9 St. Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France
July 25 Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine
July 26 1st sugar cane plantation started in Hawaii
August 11 George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
August 17 Solymon Merrick patents wrench
August 18 Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago
August 25 N.Y. Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel
September 15 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reache Galapagos Islands
September 17 Charles Darwin lands on Chatham Galapagos-archipelago
September 23 HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago
September 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor," premieres in Naples
October 8 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reache James Island, Galapagos archipelago
October 20 HMS Beagle leaves Galapagos Archipelago/sails to Tahiti
November 2 2nd Seminole War begins in Osceola
November 15 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reach Tahiti
November 16 Charles Darwin's voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society
November 18 Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti
November 23 Henry Burden patents Horseshoe manufacturing machine (Troy New York)
November 24 Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Prov Government
November 26 HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for New Zealand
December 1 Hans Christian Andersen published his 1st book of fairy tales
December 3 1st U.S. mutual fire insurance company issues 1st policy (RI)
December 7 German railway Neurenberg-Furth opens
December 16 Fire consumes over 600 buildings in New York City
December 19 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin approaches New Zealand
December 21 HMS Beagle sails into Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
December 25 Charles Darwin company celebrates Christmas in Pahia, New Zealand
December 30 After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R
December 30 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin sail from New Zealand to Sydney