1836 in History – What happened in year 1836

In history, year 1836 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1836.

Know what happened in 1836:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
14 DecemberThe Toledo War, the mostly bloodless boundary dispute betweenOhio and the adjoining Territory of Michigan, unofficially ended with aresolution passed by the controversial 'Frostbitten Convention'.
29 July The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, commemorating those who foughtand died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars,was formally inaugurated.
30 AugustReal estate entrepreneurs John Kirby Allen and Augustus ChapmanAllen founded the city of Houston on land near the banks of BuffaloBayou in present-day Texas.
04 MayThe Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic fraternalorganization, was founded in New York City.
21 AprilTexan forces led by Sam Houston defeated General Antonio Lópezde Santa Anna and his Mexican troops in the Battle of San Jacinto nearLa Porte, the decisive battle in the Texas Revolution.
02 March Texas Revolution-At a convention of delegates in Washington-on-the-Brazos, the Mexican state of Texas adopted a declaration ofindependence, establishing the Republic of Texas.
06 March Texas Revolution-Mexican forces captured the Alamo in SanAntonio from the Texans after a 13-day siege.
27 March Texas Revolution-Mexican President Antonio López de SantaAnna ordered the execution of about 400 Texian prisoners of war.
14 DecemberThe Toledo War, the mostly bloodless boundary dispute betweenOhio and the adjoining Territory of Michigan, unofficially ended with aresolution passed by the controversial 'Frostbitten Convention'.
21 AprilTexan forces led by Sam Houston defeated General Antonio Lópezde Santa Anna and his Mexican troops in the Battle of San Jacinto nearLa Porte, the decisive battle in the Texas Revolution.
28 DecemberAt the Old Gum Tree near present-day Adelaide, Royal Navy Rear-Admiral John Hindmarsh read a proclamation establishing the Britishprovince of South Australia.
29 JulyThe Arc de Triomphe in Paris, commemorating those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars,was formally inaugurated.
29 JulyThe Arc de Triomphe in Paris, commemorating those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars,was formally inaugurated.
25 FebruaryAmerican inventor and industrialist Samuel Colt received apatent for a 'revolving gun', later known as a revolver.
04 MayThe Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic fraternal organization, was founded in New York City.
15 MayEnglish astronomer Francis Baily first observed 'Baily's beads', a phenomenon during a solar eclipse in which the rugged lunar limb topography allows beads of sunlight to shine through.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1836:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 March Henry Billings Brown / Lawyer / United States of America
03 January Sakamoto Ryōma / Samurai / Japan
04 NovemberHenry J. Lutcher / Business Man / United States of America
06 January Ludwig Schüler / Politician / Germany
07 MayJoseph Gurney Cannon / Politician / United States of America
10 SeptemberJoseph Wheeler / Politician / United States of America
11 AugustWarren Brown / Politician / United States of America
11 SeptemberFitz Hugh Ludlow / Author / United States of America
14 January Henri Fantin-Latour / Painter / France
14 March Isabella Beeton / Author / United Kingdom
16 JuneWesley Merritt / Politician / United States of America
17 February Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer / Poet / Spain
17 MayVirginie Loveling / Poet / Belgium
17 MayWilhelm Steinitz / Chess Player / United States of America
20 AprilEli Whitney Blake / Scientist / United States of America
24 February Winslow Homer / Painter / United States of America
28 MayFriedrich Baumfelder / Pianist / Germany
28 JuneEmmanuel Rhoides / Author / Greece
29 February Dickey Pearce / Baseball Player / United States of America
31 JulyVasily Sleptsov / Author / Russia

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1836:

YearName / Profession / Country
22 February Mahesh Chandra Nyayratna Bhattacharyya / Academic / India

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