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What Happened on May 11, 1820

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Launch of HMS Beagle, the ship that would later take a young Charles Darwin on his famous scientific voyage

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

1820 Highlights

About May 11, 1820

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus