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

Events in year of 1836

  • 01-05Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo
  • 01-12Battle of Wetumka, Florida
  • 01-12HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin reach Sydney Australia
  • 02-03Whig Party holds its 1st national convention (Albany NY)
  • 02-07"Sketches by Boz" (essays) published by Charles Dickens
  • 02-17HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin leaves Tasmania
  • 02-22Dutch garrison evacuates fort Du Bus New Guinea
  • 02-23Alamo besieged by Santa Anna; entire garrison eventually killed
  • 02-243,000 Mexicans attack 182 Texans at Alamo, lasts 13 days
  • 02-25Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm
  • 02-29Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots, " premieres in Paris
  • 03-02Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico
  • 03-05Mexico attacks Alamo
  • 03-05Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model
  • 03-063,000 Mexicans beat 182 Texans at the Alamo, after 13 day fight
  • 03-14HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin leaves Australia
  • 03-16Texas approves a constitution
  • 03-17Texas abolishes slavery
  • 03-23Coin Press invented by Franklin Beale
  • 03-271st Mormon temple dedicated (Kirtland Ohio)
  • 04-01Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands
  • 04-14Congress forms Territory of Wisconsin
  • 04-20Territory of Wisconsin created
  • 05-09HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin departs Port Louis, Mauritius
  • 05-31HMS Beagle anchors in Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope
  • 06-01Charles Darwin returns to Cape Town
  • 06-15Arkansas becomes 25th state
  • 06-18HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin leave South-Africa
  • 07-04Wisconsin Territory forms
  • 07-08HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin reaches Saint-Helena

People born in year of 1836

  • 01-08Fannie M Jackson: Pioneer and educator, 1st US Black woman college graduate
  • 01-08Lawrence Alma Tadema: Dutch / British painter / husband of Laura Epps
  • 01-14[Hugh] Judson Kilpatrick: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
  • 01-17Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte: Composer
  • 01-27Leopold von Sacher-Masoch: Austrian writer (masochism)
  • 01-29Benjamin Franklin Potts: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
  • 01-29James Meech Warner: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
  • 01-31Henryk Szulc: Composer
  • 02-16Benjamin Edward Woolf: Dutch composer
  • 02-18Ramakrishna: Hooghly Bengal, India -- Hindu Saint (preached unity of religions)
  • 02-18Swami Ramakrishna [Gadadhar Chatterji]: Indian mystic / hindu leader
  • 02-21Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes: Composer
  • 02-21Emil Hartmann: Composer
  • 02-22Eduard Wachmann: Composer
  • 02-24Winslow Homer: United States -- Painter (Gulfstream)
  • 03-08Matthew Calbraith Butler: Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 03-15Henrique Alves de Mesquita: Composer
  • 03-16Andrew S Hallidie: Inventor (cable car)
  • 03-21Jesus Monasterio: Composer
  • 03-30Karl Freiherr von Stumm-Halberg: German industrialist / politician
  • 04-04Jerome Hopkins: Composer
  • 04-24Jeltje de Bosch Kemper: Dutch feminist
  • 04-26Erminnie Adelle Platt: United States -- Ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)
  • 05-08Bryan Morel Thomas: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1905
  • 05-14James Patrick Major: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
  • 05-17Joseph Norman Lockyer: Discoverer (Helium) / founder (Nature magazine)
  • 05-18Isidor Vorobchievici: Composer
  • 05-18Wilhelm Steinitz: Austria -- World chess champion (1866-94)
  • 05-27Edwin Gray Lee: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870
  • 05-27Jay Gould: US railroad executive and financier

People died in year of 1836

  • 01-03Friedrich Witt: Composer, dies at 65
  • 02-22John Clarke-Whitfeld: Composer, dies at 65
  • 03-06Davy Crockett: US pioneer (Alamo), killed in battle at 49
  • 04-20Johan I Jozef: Monarch of Liechtenstein / Field Marshal, dies at 75
  • 05-06Christian Ignatius Latrobe: Composer, dies at 78
  • 05-07Norbert Burgmuller: Composer, dies at 26
  • 05-28Anton Reicha: Composer, dies at 66
  • 06-06Antons Klemens Theodor: King of Saksen (1827-36), dies at 80
  • 06-26Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle: Author / Composer (Marseillaise)
  • 06-28James Madison: 4th US President (1809-17), dies at 85 in Montpelier, Virginia
  • 07-26Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer: Composer, dies at 45
  • 09-12Grabbe: Writer, dies at 34
  • 09-14Aaron Burr: 3rd VP
  • 09-14Vincenzo Lavigna: Composer, dies at 60
  • 09-19Carl Friedrich Ebers: Composer, dies at 66
  • 09-21John Stafford Smith: Composer, dies at 86
  • 10-10Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn: Composer, dies at 61
  • 10-16Friedrich Theodor Frohlich: Composer, dies at 33
  • 11-06Charles X: King of France (1824-30), dies at 79
  • 11-27Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet: French Painter / lithographer
  • 12-04Daniel Read: Composer, dies at 79
  • 12-12Giuseppe Farinelli: Composer, dies at 67
  • 12-26Hans Georg Nageli: Composer, dies at 63
  • 12-27Stephen Fuller Austin: Founder of state of Texas, dies at 43
  • 12-29Johann Baptist Schenk: Composer, dies at 83