Historical Events in August 1836

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Aug 1 As part of their homeward journey on the HMS Beagle, Charles Darwin returns to Bahia in Brazil

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • Aug 17 British parliament accepts registration of births, marriages and deaths
  • Aug 17 Charles Darwin leaves South America for the last time on HMS Beagle
  • Aug 19 HMS Beagle anchors at Angra Azores
  • Aug 30 The city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
  • Aug 31 HMS Beagle anchors in Postage Praia, Cape Verde Islands