On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1834

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Darwin, aboard HMS Beagle, anchors in the recently British-acquired Falklands Islands for the first time

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • James Hector, Scottish geologist (d. 1907)
1834 Highlights

About March 16, 1834

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 186 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces