MADE CIRCA: 1820
MATERIAL: Yellow Gold & Enamel
MOVEMENT: Verge Movement
CASE DIAMETER: 52mm
- George IV of the United Kingdom ascends the throne on the death at Windsor Castle of his father George III
- The Royal Astronomical Society is founded in London.
- HMS Beagle (the ship that will later take young Charles Darwin on his scientific voyage) is launched at Woolwich Dockyard, taking part in a fleet review to celebrate the coronation of King George IV of the United Kingdom.