Historical Events in February 1832

  • Feb 6 1st appearance of cholera in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Feb 6 US ship destroys Sumatran village in retaliation for piracy
  • Feb 12 Ecuador annexes Galapagos Islands
  • Feb 13 First appearance of cholera in London
  • Feb 26 Polish constitution abolished and replaced by Tsar Nicholas I

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Feb 28 Charles Darwin, aboard HMS Beagle, arrives in the town of Salvador in the Brazilian state of Bahia

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • Feb 29 Charles Darwin walks through the tropical forests of Bahia in Brazil, describing the experience as being in "transports of pleasure"