On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1836

Historical Events

  • British parliament accepts registration of births, marriages and deaths

Historic Event

Charles Darwin leaves South America for the last time on HMS Beagle

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
1836 Highlights

About August 17, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo