Event of Interest
HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin on board departs England for a survey of South America, a voyage Darwin later said "determined my whole career"
- Lucius Fairchild, American politician, diplomat, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Kent, Ohio (d. 1896)
About December 27, 1831
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Capricorn