Historical Events in July 1832

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs Rio de Janeiro

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Jul 10 President Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US
  • Jul 13 Source of Mississippi River discovered by American geographer Henry Schoolcraft
  • Jul 14 Opium exempted from federal tariff duty
  • Jul 24 Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by Wyoming's South Pass
  • Jul 25 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies
  • Jul 26 HMS Beagle anchors in Montevideo