What Happened in September 1835

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 15 HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin on board reaches the Galapagos Islands

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Sep 17 Charles Darwins lands on Chatham in Galapagos archipelago
  • Sep 20 Farroupilha's Revolution begins in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
  • Sep 23 HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago
  • Sep 26 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres in Naples

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 3 William Gaston Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Sep 11 William Wirt Allen, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1894)
  • Sep 14 Joseph Hayes, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1912)
  • Sep 14 Y de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (d. 1940 at 104)
  • Sep 27 John Murray Corse, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1893 [or 4/27])

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 14 American leading transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson (33) marries 2nd wife Lydia (Lidian) Jackson in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Lecturer and Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lecturer and Poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 15 Sarah Knox Taylor, wife of Jefferson Davis (b. 1814)
  • Sep 23 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (Norma), dies at 33