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What Happened on January 16, 1832

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Darwin lands at Porto Prayo in the Cape Verde islands, the first landing of his HMS Beagle voyage

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

1832 Highlights

About January 16, 1832

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 189 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn