On This Day

What Happened in 1835

Historical Events

  • Jan 8 US national debt is $0 for the first and only time in history
  • May 8 1st installment of Hans Christian Andersen "Fairy Tales" published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark

World Leaders in 1835

Famous Weddings

  • Jun 17 Soldier and politician Jefferson Davis (27) weds Sarah Knox Taylor (21) in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jul 8 Mathematician Ada Lovelace [Ada Byron] (19) weds Earl of Lovelace, William King (30)
  • Sep 14 American leading transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson (33) marries 2nd wife Lydia (Lidian) Jackson in Plymouth, Massachusetts.