Historical Events in March 1834

  • Mar 6 Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
  • Mar 9 French Foreign Legion is founded.

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Mar 16 Charles Darwin, aboard HMS Beagle, anchors in the recently British-acquired Falklands Islands for the first time

Naturalist Charles Darwin
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Charles Darwin
  • Mar 18 1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Pennsylvania (275 m long)
  • Mar 18 Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union
  • Mar 28 Senate censure President Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US