On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1836

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Darwin reaches Saint Helena in HMS Beagle and takes up lodgings near the tomb of Napoleon

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Chamberlain, British minister of Commerce/Colonies
1836 Highlights

About July 8, 1836

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 185 years and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer