On This Day

Historical Events in December 1832

  • Dec 4 French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp

Historic Event

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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