February 1832 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 6 1st appearance of cholera in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Feb 6 US ship destroys Sumatran village in retaliation for piracy
  • Feb 12 Ecuador annexes Galapagos Islands
  • Feb 13 First appearance of cholera in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 16 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches St-Pauls (1°N, 29°W)

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 6 John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1904)
  • Feb 16 Camille Armand Jules Marie de Polignac, Mjr General (Confederate Army)
  • Feb 25 Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer (Bibliotheca Belgian)
  • Feb 26 John George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer)
  • Feb 27 Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, (d. 1872)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 1 Ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian/Old Frisian), dies at 71
  • Feb 1 Archibald Murphey, North Carolina politician (b. 1777)
  • Feb 3 George Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 22 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer, dies at 82

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Social Philosopher
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe