King William IV 1835 Farthing
- Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.71g
- Mintage 1,720,320
- Value ranges from £3.00 - £200.00 depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)
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There are 2 known varieties of this coin.
What Happened in 1835?
- oct 02 - Texans repulsed a detachment of Mexican cavalry at the Battle of Gonzales. The revolution began.
oct 09 - The Goliad Campaign of 1835 ended when George Collingsworth, Ben Milam, and forty-nine other Texans stormed the presidio at Goliad and a small detachment of Mexican defenders.
oct 28 - Jim Bowie, James Fannin and 90 Texans defeated 450 Mexicans at the Battle of Concepcion, near San Antonio.
nov 03 - The Consultation met to consider options for more autonomous rule for Texas. A document known as the Organic Law outlined the organization and functions of a new Provisional Government.
nov 08 - The Grass Fight near San Antonio was won by the Texans under Jim Bowie and Ed Burleson. Instead of silver, however, the Texans gained a worthless bounty of grass.
dec 11 - Mexicans under Gen. Cos surrendered San Antonio to the Texans following the Siege of Bexar. Ben Milam was killed during the extended siege.
Bennett publishes the first of his penny press editions.
First edition of the Karelia is published by Elias Lonnrot
Hans Christian Anderson starts writing children's stories.
The Toledo War was fought in between the State of Ohio and the Territory of Michigan over the city of Toledo.