On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1820

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1820 Highlights

About May 11, 1820

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus