Events in year of 1834

  • 01-01German Tolunie goes into effect
  • 01-05Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell
  • 01-09HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin arrives in Port San Julian, Patagonia
  • 01-29President Jackson orders 1st use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
  • 02-181st US labor newspaper, "The Man, " published, New York City
  • 02-261st US interstate crime compact (NY-NJ) ratified
  • 03-06Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
  • 03-16HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands
  • 03-181st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)
  • 03-28Senate censure President Jackson for taking Federal deposits from Bank of US
  • 04-13HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
  • 04-18Charles Darwin sails to Rio Santa Cruz up Patagonia
  • 05-01Belgian parliament accept railway laws
  • 05-08Prussia, Austria and Russia sign classified accord about Belgium
  • 05-26Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates
  • 06-01HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
  • 06-025th national black convention meet (NYC)
  • 06-08HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn
  • 06-10HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
  • 06-14Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
  • 06-14Isaac Fischer Jr patents sandpaper
  • 06-14Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
  • 06-15Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews
  • 06-21Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine
  • 06-30Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
  • 07-05Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
  • 07-23HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
  • 08-01Slavery abolished through out the British Empire
  • 08-16Charles Darwin climbs Mt Campana in Chile
  • 08-17Charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile

People born in year of 1834

  • 01-10John Acton: English historian / MP
  • 01-14William Cleaver Francis Robinson: Composer
  • 01-16Albert Lindley Lee: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
  • 01-17Wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman: Dutch actress / Daughter of Mimi Bia
  • 01-25Pablo Hernandez Salces: Composer
  • 01-27Dmitri Mendeleev: Chemist (discovered periodic table of the elements)
  • 01-27Robert Sanford Foster: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 01-30Lord Avebury [John Lubbock]: British banker / politician
  • 02-06William Dorsey Pender: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
  • 02-07Dmitri I Mendelejev: Russian chemist (Periodic Table)
  • 02-09Felix Dahn: Writer
  • 02-09Franz Xaver Witt: Composer
  • 02-15William Preece: English electrical engineer / wireless pioneer
  • 02-16Ernst Heinrich Haeckel: Potsdam, Germany -- Biologist (Causes of Evolution)
  • 02-22Albert Heinrich Zabel: Composer
  • 02-23Gustav Hermann Nachtigal: German Physician / colonizer / consul in Tunis
  • 02-26Aleksander Zarzycki: Composer
  • 03-04Peter Nicolai von Wilm: Composer
  • 03-17Gottlieb Daimler: Germany -- Engineer / inventor / designed 1st motorcycle
  • 03-20Charles William Elliot: Boston, Massachusetts -- President of Harvard (1869-1909)
  • 03-22Francis Asbury Shoup: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
  • 03-23Julius Reubke: Composer
  • 03-24John Wesley Powell: United States -- Geologist / explorer / ethnologist
  • 03-24William Morris: England, United Kingdom -- Designer / craftsman / poet / socialist
  • 04-01Isidore Edouard Legouix: Composer
  • 04-21William Rufus Terrill: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
  • 04-26Artemus Ward [Charles Farrar Browne]: Humorist
  • 04-26Horatio Richmond Palmer: Composer
  • 05-21Charles-Albert Gobat: Switzerland -- Politician / lawyer / author (Nobel 1902)
  • 06-08George Garrett: Composer

People died in year of 1834

  • 02-04Amelie Julia Candielle: Composer, dies at 66
  • 02-12Friedrich Schleiermacher: German Theologist / philosopher, dies at 65
  • 02-16Lionel Lukin: Life boat pioneer
  • 03-12Karl W Feuerbach: Mathematician (circle of Feuerbach), dies at 33
  • 05-20Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert de Motier: Nobleman
  • 05-20Marquis de Lafayette: French General
  • 06-10Antonius van Gils: RC Theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • 07-25S T Coleridge: Writer, dies at 61
  • 07-25Samuel Taylor Coleridge: British poet, dies at 61
  • 08-01Robert Morrison: Missionary in China / translated bible
  • 08-05Gijsbert K van Hogendorp: Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 71
  • 08-08Silvestro Palma: Composer, dies at 80
  • 08-14Friedrich Christian Ruppe: Composer, dies at 63
  • 09-16Antoine-Vincent Arnault: French writer (Guillaume the Nassau)
  • 09-24A J Pedro I van Alcantara: Emperor of Brazil (1822-31)
  • 10-08Francois-Adrien Boieldieu: Composer, dies at 58
  • 10-19Cornelis Loots: Accountant / Poet (Volkswoede), dies at 69
  • 11-05Aernout Drost: Dutch literary / founder (The Guide), dies at 24
  • 12-06Jonas Daniel Meyer: Dutch lawyer, dies at 54
  • 12-07Ludwig Schuncke: Composer, dies at 23

Events in year of 1835

  • 01-07HMS Beagle anchors off Chonos Archipelago
  • 01-25Opera "I Puritani, " premieres in Paris
  • 01-30Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington DC
  • 02-22HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin leave Valdivia Chile
  • 02-24Siwinowe Kesibwi (Shawnee Sun) is 1st Indian language monthly magazine
  • 03-03Congress authorizes a US mint at New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 03-11HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile
  • 03-13Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing
  • 03-18Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on his way to Portillo Pass
  • 03-21Charles Darwin and Mariano Gonzales meet at Portillo Pass
  • 03-23Charles Darwin reaches Los Arenales, in the Andes
  • 04-10Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
  • 04-18William Lamb Lord Melbourne forms British Government
  • 05-05King Leopold opens Brussels-Mechelen railway
  • 05-061st edition of New York Herald (price 1 cent)
  • 05-12Charles Darwin visits copper mines in North Chile
  • 05-131st foreign embassy in Hawaii forms
  • 05-14Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile
  • 06-016th national black convention (Philadelphia)
  • 06-02P T Barnum and his circus begin 1st tour of US
  • 06-19New Orleans gives US government Jackson Square to be used as a mint
  • 06-251st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now San Francisco)
  • 07-08Liberty Bell cracks (again)
  • 07-09St. Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France
  • 07-261st sugar cane plantation started in Hawaii
  • 07-291st sugar plantation in Hawaii begins
  • 08-10Mob of whites and oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan, New Hampshire
  • 08-17Solymon Merrick patents wrench
  • 08-18Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago
  • 08-25New York Sun publishes Moon hoax story about John Herschel

People born in year of 1835

  • 01-02Charles Russell Lowell, Jr.: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 01-03Larkin Goldsmith Mead: Sculptor
  • 01-05Friedrich Richard Faltin: Composer
  • 01-05Hendrik E van Rijgersma: Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten
  • 01-13Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns: Belgian jurist / Minister of the Interior
  • 01-17Antanas Baranauskas: Lithuanian Bishop / poet / dialectologist
  • 01-17Johan Filip von Schantz: Composer
  • 01-18Jan van Droogenbroeck: Flemish poet
  • 01-30Oliver Edwards: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
  • 02-02Luigi Manzotti: Milano, Italy -- Ballet choreographer
  • 02-14Francois Haverschmidt: Dutch writer (Snikken en grimlachjes)
  • 02-15Alexander Stuart Webb: Major General (Union Army), died in 1911
  • 02-27Charles Cartuyvels: Belgian pulprit orator
  • 02-27Richard Garnett: English author (Ananda the Miracle Worker)
  • 03-01Matthias J Scheeben: German theologist (Natur und Gnade)
  • 03-04Giovanni Schiaparelli: Italy -- Astronomer (discovered canals of Mars)
  • 03-06Charles Ewing: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
  • 03-06Ludwik Grossman: Composer
  • 03-12Simon Newcomb: United States -- Scientist / mathematician / astronomer
  • 03-14Manuel Fernandez Caballero: Composer
  • 03-15Eduard Strauss: Austria -- Composer (318 Dance)
  • 03-24Josef Stefan: Austria -- Physicist (Stefan-Boltzmann law)
  • 03-30Bernhard Scholz: Composer
  • 03-31John La Farge: US painter
  • 04-06Jose Marraco y Ferrer: Composer
  • 05-01Alfred Napoleon Alexander "Natti" Duffie: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 05-04Edmund Hart Turpin: Composer
  • 05-21Newton Martin Curtis: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 05-26Edward Porter Alexander: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 05-30Alfred Austin: Leeds, England -- Poet laureate of England (Garden)

People died in year of 1835

  • 02-15Henry Hunt: British politican
  • 03-25Friederike Blum: Writer
  • 04-17William Henry Ireland: Forger (Shakespearean manuscripts)
  • 05-16Felicia Dorothea Hemans: Poet / hymn writer
  • 08-03Wenzel Muller: Composer, dies at 67
  • 08-09Claus Nielsen Schali: Composer, dies at 78
  • 09-23Vincenzo Bellini: Italian opera Composer (Norma), dies at 33
  • 10-19Henry Doeff: Translator (Dutch-Japanese dictionary), dies at 57
  • 10-22Willem G F Bentinck: Earl / politician / organist, dies at 73
  • 11-06Ignaz Schuster: Composer, dies at 56
  • 11-16Louis Angely: German comedic Poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48
  • 12-05August v Platen: Writer, dies at 39
  • 12-18Johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus: Composer, dies at 82
  • 12-29Charles-Joseph Tolbecque: Composer, dies at 29