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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1832 AD

January

January 2: 1st Curling club in U.S. (Orchard Lake Curling Club) opens
January 6: New England Anti-Slavery Society organizes (Boston)
January 16: Charles Darwin lands at San Tiago, Cape Verde
January 17: Johannes van den Bosch appointed Governor-General of Dutch-Indies

February

February 6: 1st appearance of cholera at Edinburgh, Scotland
February 6: U.S. ship destroys Sumatran village in retaliation for piracy
February 12: Ecuador annexes Gal pagos Islands
February 13: 1st appearance of cholera at London
February 16: HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reache St-Pauls, 1 degrees N, 29 degrees W
February 20: Charles Darwin visits Fernando Noronha in Atlantic Ocean
February 26: Polish constitution abolished/replaced by Czar Nicholas I
February 29: Charles Darwin visits jungle near Bahia Brazil

March

March 23: British Parliament passes reform bill
March 24: Mormon Joseph Smith beaten, tarred and feathered in Ohio

April

April 4: Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro
April 8: Charles Darwin begins trip through Rio de Janeiro

May

May 7: Greece becomes independent republic
May 7: Otto of Bavaria is chosen king of Greece
May 12: Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore," premieres in Milan
May 14: Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides," premieres
May 21: 1st Democratic National Convention (Baltimore)
May 30: Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)

June

June 4: 3rd national black convention meets, Philadelphia
June 16: Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Illinois
June 22: John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine
June 28: Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns

July

July 4: "America" 1st sung publicly in Boston
July 5: HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin depart Rio de Janeiro
July 10: President Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US
July 13: Source of Mississippi River discovered, Henry R. Schoolcraft
July 14: Opium exempted from federal tariff duty
July 25: 1st railroad accident in U.S., Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies
July 26: HMS Beagle anchors in Montevideo

August

August 2: 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sac and Fox indians, end Black Hawk War
August 2: Black Hawk defeated in Iowa
August 2: Whites decimate Indians in Battle of Bad Axe River, Wisconsin
August 9: King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria
August 15: Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism and religious indifferentism
August 27: Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up

September

September 3: Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname

November

November 14: 1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in New York City; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Streets
November 15: Felix Mendelssohn's "Reformation," premieres
November 23: French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium
November 24: South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification
November 26: 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating (New York City) (12 cent fare)

December

December 4: French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp
December 5: Andrew Jackson re-elected president of US
December 17: HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin sails in Strait Le Maire
December 18: Charles Darwin visits Vurland
December 22: HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands
December 23: Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender
December 24: HMS Beagle anchors in Wigwam Bay at Cape Receiver
December 25: Charles Darwin celebrates Christmas in St. Martin at Cape Receiver
December 28: John Calhoun becomes 1st Vice President to resign over differences with President Jackson
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