On This Day

What Happened in 1835

Important Events in 1835

  • 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
  • Sep 15 HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin on board reaches the Galapagos Islands
  • Dec 29 Treaty of New Echota is signed between the US government and representatives of a minority Cherokee political faction to cede all lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States

More Historical Events

World Leaders in 1835

Famous Weddings in 1835

  • 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.