What Happened in April 1834

Historical Events

  • Apr 3 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
  • Apr 13 HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia

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Apr 18 Charles Darwin sails to Rio Santa Cruz up Patagonia

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Isidore Edouard Legouix, composer
  • Apr 1 Big Jim Fisk, American entrepreneur (d. 1872)
  • Apr 21 William Rufus Terrill, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Covington City, Virginia (d. 1862)
  • Apr 26 Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist
  • Apr 26 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, born in Sherburne, New York (d. 1907)
  • Apr 30 Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], British banker and politician, born in London (d. 1913)