On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1834

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Darwin reaches the top of Campana in Chile during his voyage on the Beagle

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata)

Famous Deaths

  • Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general, dies at 31