1836 in History – What happened in year 1836

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

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.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1836 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
25 februaryAmerican inventor and industrialist Samuel Colt received apatent for a 'revolving gun', later known as a revolver.
02 marchTexas 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.
27 marchTexas Revolution-Mexican President Antonio López de Santa Anna ordered the execution of about 400 Texan prisoners of war.
21 aprilTexan forces led by Sam Houston defeated General Antonio Lópezde Santa Anna and his Mexican troops in the Battle of San Jacinto near La Porte, the decisive battle in the Texas Revolution.
04 mayThe Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish Catholic fraternalorganization, 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.
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.
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.
14 decemberThe Toledo War, the mostly bloodless boundary dispute between Ohio and the adjoining Territory of Michigan, unofficial ended with a resolution passed by the controversial 'Frostbitten Convention'.
28 decemberAt the Old Gum Tree near present-day Adelaide, Royal Navy Rear-Admiral John Hindmarsh read a proclamation establishing the British Province of South Australia.
15 JuneArkansas became the 25th state of the United States.
27 JulyAdelaide was established in South Australia.
30 JulyThe first English-language newspaper was published in Hawaii, USA.
05 SeptemberFamous American politician Sam Houston was appointed the new President of the Republic of Texas.
29 SeptemberMadras Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established.
17 AugustRegistrations relating to birth, marriage and death were accepted in the UK Parliament.
30 AugustThe city of Melbourne was founded.
03 JanuaryMunshi Naval Kishore, the founder of Asia's oldest printing press, was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
10 JanuaryProfessor Madhusudan Gupta studied the internal structure of the human body for the first time.
18 FebruaryThe great saint and thinker Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was born.
21 MarchCalcutta (now Kolkata) started the first public library, now named the National Library.
23 MarchFranklin Bell invented the coin printing press.
08 JanuaryThe London and Greenwich Railway opened its first section, the first railway station in London, England.
23 FebruaryThe Battle of the Alamo began with the American settler army surrounded by the Mexican army under Santa Anna.
06 MarchThe Battle of the Alamo ended, with around 5,000 Mexican soldiers of 182 Texan settler soldiers who died in the conflict.
20 AprilThe Wisconsin Territory was formed, the first capital being Belmont.
04 MayThe Ancient Order of Hibernian, an Irish Catholic fraternal organization, was founded in New York City.
15 JuneArkansas became the 25th state of the United States.
27 JulyAdelaide was established in South Australia.
30 AugustThe city of Houston, Texas was founded.


Famous birthdays in the year 1836:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 January Mendele Mocher Sforim / Author / Russia
04 OctoberJuliette Adam / Author / France
06 MayMax Eyth / Author / Germany
06 January Ludwig Schüler / Politician / Germany
07 SeptemberHenry Campbell-Bannerman / Politician / United Kingdom
14 January Henri Fantin-Latour / Painter / France
16 JuneWesley Merritt / Politician / United States of America
16 DecemberErnst von Bergmann / Academic / Germany
17 MayWilhelm Steinitz / Chess Player / United States of America
17 MayVirginie Loveling / Poet / Belgium
17 February Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer / Poet / Spain
18 NovemberW. S. Gilbert / Poet / United Kingdom
20 March Ferris Jacobs / Politician / United States of America
22 AugustArchibald Willard / Soldier / United States of America
22 NovemberGeorge Barham / Business Man / United Kingdom
25 AugustBret Harte / Poet / United States of America
28 MayAlexander Mitscherlich / Academic / Germany
29 February Dickey Pearce / Baseball Player / United States of America
30 NovemberLord Frederick Cavendish / Politician / Ireland
31 JulyVasily Sleptsov / Author / Russia

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1836:

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