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
01 February Emil Hartmann / Composer / Denmark
02 March Henry Billings Brown / Lawyer / United States of America
02 January Mendele Mocher Sforim / Author / Russia
04 OctoberJuliette Adam / Author / France
07 MayJoseph Gurney Cannon / Politician / United States of America
07 OctoberHenri Elzéar Taschereau / Scholar / Canada
08 NovemberMilton Bradley / Business Man / United States of America
08 JulyJoseph Chamberlain / Politician / United Kingdom
10 SeptemberJoseph Wheeler / Politician / United States of America
11 SeptemberFitz Hugh Ludlow / Author / United States of America
14 March Isabella Beeton / Author / United Kingdom
14 January Henri Fantin-Latour / Painter / France
17 MayVirginie Loveling / Poet / Belgium
18 OctoberFrederick August Otto Schwarz / Business Man / United States of America
24 February Winslow Homer / Painter / United States of America
25 AugustBret Harte / Poet / United States of America
27 January Leopold von Sacher-Masoch / Journalist / Austria
28 SeptemberThomas Crapper / Plumber / United Kingdom
28 MayFriedrich Baumfelder / Pianist / Germany
28 JuneEmmanuel Rhoides / Author / Greece

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1836:

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

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