Historical Events in December 1832

  • Dec 4 French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 5 Andrew Jackson re-elected President of US

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

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Dec 18 HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin aboard reaches Tierra del Fuego for the first time

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • Dec 23 Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender
  • Dec 24 1st US Negro hospital founded by whites chartered, Savannah, Georgia
  • Dec 24 HMS Beagle anchors in Wigwam Bay at Cape Receiver

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Dec 28 John C. Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with President Jackson)

Politician John C. Calhoun
Politician
John C. Calhoun