1841 in History – What happened in year 1841

In history, year 1841 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1841.

Know what happened in 1841:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
04 AprilWilliam Henry Harrison became the first U.S. President to die in office, 32 days into his term, sparking a brief constitutional crisis regarding questions of presidential succession that were left unanswered by the U.S. Constitution.
16 OctoberThe Church of Scotland established Queen's College in Kingston,Ontario, Canada.
26 January Commodore Sir James Bremer raised the Union Jack at Possession Point and formally claimed Hong Kong as a colony for the British Empire.
13 NovemberScottish surgeon James Braid first observed the operation ofanimal magnetism, which led to his study of the subject he eventuallycalled hypnotism.
13 NovemberScottish surgeon James Braid observed a demonstration of animalmagnetism, which inspired him to study the subject he eventually calledhypnotism.
18 JulyPedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil, having reigned inminority since 1831, was acclaimed, crowned and consecrated.
28 JuneGiselle, a ballet by French composer Adolphe Adam, was firstperformed at the Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris.
04 AprilWilliam Henry Harrison became the first U.S. President to diein office, 32 days into his term, sparking a brief constitutional crisisregarding questions of presidential succession that were left unansweredby the U.S. Constitution.
18 JulyPedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil, having reigned inminority since 1831, was acclaimed, crowned and consecrated.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1841:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilClément Ader / Engineer / France
03 SeptemberTom Emmett / Cricketer / United Kingdom
03 March John Murray / Biologist / Canada
05 DecemberMarcus Daly / Business Man / United States of America
06 NovemberArmand Fallières / Politician / France
08 SeptemberAntonín Dvořák / Composer / Czech Republic
08 March Oliver Wendell Holmes / Jurist / United States of America
13 AugustJohnny Mullagh / Cricketer / Australia
13 JulyOtto Wagner / Architect / Austria
13 AprilLouis-Ernest Barrias / Academic / France
13 NovemberEdward Burd Grubb / Diplomat / United States of America
15 MayClarence Dutton / Geologist / United States of America
15 February Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales / Politician / Brazil
16 OctoberItō Hirobumi / Politician / Japan
20 DecemberFerdinand Buisson / Politician / France
25 NovemberErnst Schröder / Academic / Germany
28 SeptemberGeorges Clemenceau / Journalist / France
28 January Henry Morton Stanley / Journalist / United States of America
28 MaySakaigawa Namiemon / Wrestler / Japan
30 January Félix Faure / Politician / France

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