October 1835 in History

Events in History

  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 1 Robert Houston Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1888)
  • Oct 1 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Oct 1 Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (d. 1920)
  • Oct 2 Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian
  • Oct 11 Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • Oct 23 Adlai Stevenson, (D) 23rd VP (1893-97)
  • Oct 31 Adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1933)
  • Oct 31 J F W Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905)
  • Oct 31 Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer (d. 1923)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 19 Henry Doeff, translator (Dutch-Japanese dictionary), dies at 57