Historical Events in October 1835

  • Oct 2 Battle of Gonzales fought between Texan settlers and Mexican forces. First engagement of the Texas revolution
  • Oct 3 Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany.

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Oct 8 Charles Darwin reaches James Island, Galapagos archipelago, on HMS Beagle

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Oct 9 The Royal College, Colombo, established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka
  • Oct 20 HMS Beagle leaves Galapagos Archipelago to sail to Tahiti