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Events of 1835
- January 7 – The HMS Beagle anchors off the Chonos Archipelago, on the voyage of 1831–1836 with Charles Darwin.
- January 8 – The United States public debt contracts to $0 for the only time in history.
- January 30 – An assassination is attempted against President Andrew Jackson in the United States Capitol (the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States).
- February 20 – Concepción, Chile is destroyed by an earthquake.
- March 2 – Ferdinand becomes Emperor of Austria.
- March 23 — The Mexican Academy of Language is established.
- April 18 – Lord Melbourne succeeds Sir Robert Peel as British Prime Minister.
- May 5
- May 23 – The Mexican State of Aguascalientes is formed by decree of President Santa Anna.
- June 1 – Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston , Ontario opens.
- June 8 – The Australian city of Melbourne is founded by John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner .
- August 25 – In the U.S., the New York Sun prints issue 1 of 6 for the Great Moon Hoax.
- August 28 – Castleknock College is founded by the Vincentian order in Dublin, Ireland.
- September 7 – Charles Darwin arrives at the Galapagos Islands aboard the HMS Beagle.
- September 20 – Farroupilha's Revolution begins in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
- October 2 – Texas Revolution – Battle of Gonzales: Mexican soldiers attempt to disarm the people of Gonzales, Texas but encounter stiff resistance from a hastily assembled militia.
- October 3 – Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremberg, Germany.
- November 16 – Comet Halley reaches perihelion, its closest approach to the sun.
- November 19 – A force of 500 Māori invade and enslave the peoples of the Chatham Islands.
- December 1 – Hans Christian Andersen publishes his first book of fairy tales.
- December 7 – The first German railway opens between Nürnberg and Fürth, named "der Adler" (The Eagle) (see History of rail transport in Germany).
- December 9 – The Army of the Republic of Texas captures San Antonio.
- December 16–17 – The Great Fire of New York destroys 530 buildings, including the New York Stock Exchange.
- December 20 – The Texas Declaration of Independence is first signed at Goliad, Texas.
- December 28 – USA: The Second Seminole War breaks out.
- December 29 – The Treaty of New Echota is signed between the United States Government and members of the Cherokee Tribe.
- November 30 - Mark Twain, American writer (d. 1910)
- December 11 - Adolf Stoecker, antisemitic politician and founder of Germany's Christian Social Workers Party. (d. 1909)