On This Day

April 1834 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 3 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
  • Apr 13 HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Apr 29 Charles Darwin's expedition sees the top of the Andes Mountains from Patagonia

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 1 Big Jim Fisk, American entrepreneur (d. 1872)
  • Apr 21 William Rufus Terrill, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Covington City, Virginia (d. 1862)
  • Apr 30 Lord Avebury [John Lubbock], British banker and politician, born in London (d. 1913)