What Happened on August 17, 1834

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Benoit, Flemish composer and conductor (Leie/Rubens Cantata), born in Harelbeke, Flanders (d. 1901)
Born in 1834

Famous Deaths

  • Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general, dies at 31
1834 Highlights

About August 17, 1834

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo