1843 in History – What happened in year 1843

In history, year 1843 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 1843.

Know what happened in 1843:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
16 MayThe first major wagon train heading for the Pacific Northwestset out on the Oregon Trail (reenactment pictured) with a thousandpioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri.
19 DecemberA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, a novella about the miserEbenezer Scrooge and his conversion after being visited by threeChristmas ghosts, was first published.
19 July SS Great Britain (pictured), the first ocean-going ship thathad both an iron hull and a screw propeller, launched from Bristol, UK.
20 January Honório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná , became the de facto first prime minister of the Empire of Brazil.
19 DecemberA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (pictured), a novellaabout the miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his conversion after being visitedby three Christmas ghosts, was first published.
13 OctoberB'nai B'rith, the oldest continually operating Jewish serviceorganization in the world, was founded in New York City.
04 SeptemberTeresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies married Pedro II of Brazil(both pictured) at a state ceremony.
16 JuneNew Zealand Wars-An armed posse of Europeans set out fromNelson to arrest Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and clashed with Maori,resulting in 26 deaths.
17 JuneNew Zealand Wars-An armed posse of Europeans set out fromNelson to arrest Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and clashed with Maori,resulting in 26 deaths.
20 JanuaryHonório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná (pictured),became the de facto first prime minister of the Empire of Brazil.
13 OctoberB'nai B'rith, the oldest continually operating Jewish serviceorganization in the world, was founded in New York City.
17 JuneNew Zealand Wars-An armed posse of Europeans set out from Nelson to arrest Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha and clashed with Maori,resulting in 26 deaths.
19 DecemberA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (pictured), a novellaabout the miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation after beingvisited by three Christmas ghosts, was first published.
19 DecemberA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, a novella about the miserEbenezer Scrooge and his transformation after being visited by threeChristmas ghosts, was first published.
04 SeptemberTeresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies married Pedro II of Brazilat a state ceremony.
20 JanuaryHonório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná, became thede facto first prime minister of the Empire of Brazil.
20 JanuaryHonório Hermeto Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná, became the de facto first prime minister of the Empire of Brazil.
11 MarchEta Carinae flared up to become the second brightest star in the night sky.
17 JuneNew Zealand Wars-An armed posse of Europeans set out from Nelson to arrest Ng?ti Toa chief Te Rauparaha and clashed with M?ori, resulting in 26 deaths.
12 JulyJoseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, proclaimed a revelation recommending polygamy.
19 JulySS Great Britain, the first ocean-going ship that had both aniron hull and a screw propeller, launched from Bristol, UK.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1843:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AugustRobert Todd Lincoln / Politician / United States of America
03 February William Cornelius Van Horne / Business Man / United States of America
04 MayWilliam George Beers / Dentist / Canada
05 MayWilliam George Beers / Dentist / Canada
07 March Marriott Henry Brosius / Senator / United States of America
07 JulyCamillo Golgi / Physician / Italy
08 January Frederick Abberline / Police Officer / United Kingdom
10 January Frank James / Soldier / United States of America
10 MayBenito Pérez Galdós / Author / Spain
15 AprilHenry James / Writer / United States of America
19 NovemberRichard Avenarius / Philosopher / Germany
19 JuneMary Sibbet Copley / Philanthropist / United States of America
19 NovemberC. X. Larrabee / Business Man / United States of America
21 DecemberThomas Bracken / Journalist / New Zealand
23 DecemberRichard Conner / Sergeant / United States of America
23 JunePaul Heinrich von Groth / Scientist / Germany
24 DecemberLydia Koidula / Poet / Estonia
27 SeptemberGaston Tarry / Academic / France
29 JulyJohannes Schmidt / Academic / Germany
29 SeptemberMikhail Skobelev / General / Russia

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