MADE CIRCA: 1820
MATERIAL: Silver gilt
MOVEMENT: Key Wound
CASE DIAMETER: 32mm
- HMS Beagle is launched at Woolwich Dockyard. It would later be used by Charles Darwin to develop his theory of evolution.
- Hans Christian Ørsted discovers the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
- George IV becomes King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his father, George III.