Historical Events in August 1836

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin returns to Bahia Brazil

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Aug 17 British parliament accepts registration of births, marriages and deaths
  • Aug 17 Charles Darwin leaves South America for last time on HMS Beagle
  • Aug 19 HMS Beagle anchors at Angra Azores
  • Aug 30 The city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
  • Aug 31 HMS Beagle anchors in Postage Praia, Cape Verde Islands