1835 events in history

Jan 7 HMS Beagle drops anchor off the Chonos Archipelago
Jan 8 The United States national debt is zero for the only time
Jan 24 Slaves in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, stage a revolt, which is instrumental in ending slavery there 50 years later
Jan 30 In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen
Feb 1 Slavery is abolished in Mauritius
Feb 14 The original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, in the Latter Day Saint movement, is formed in Kirtland, Ohio
Feb 15 The first constitutional law in modern Serbia is adopted
Feb 20 Concepción, Chile is destroyed by an earthquake
May 5 In Belgium, the first railway in continental Europe opens between Brussels and Mechelen
May 6 James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald
Jun 2 P. T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States
Aug 25 The New York Sun perpetrates the Great Moon Hoax
Aug 30 Melbourne is founded
Sep 15 HMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin aboard, reaches the Galápagos Islands. The ship lands at Chatham or San Cristobal, the easternmost of the archipelago
Sep 20 Ragamuffin rebels capture Porto Alegre, then capital of the Brazilian imperial province of Rio Grande do Sul, triggering the start of ten-year-long Ragamuffin War
Oct 2 The Texas Revolution begins with the Battle of Gonzales: Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, Texas, but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia
Oct 3 The Staedtler company is founded in Nuremberg, Germany
Oct 28 The United Tribes of New Zealand is established with the signature of the Declaration of Independence
Nov 24 The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force called the Texas Rangers (which is now the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety)
Nov 27 James Pratt and John Smith are hanged in London; they are the last two to be executed for sodomy in England
Dec 9 Texas Revolution: The Texian Army captures San Antonio, Texas
Dec 17 Great Fire of New York: Fire levels lower Manhattan
Dec 28 Osceola leads his Seminole warriors in Florida into the Second Seminole War against the United States Army
Dec 29 The Treaty of New Echota is signed, ceding all the lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States