|Centuries:||18th century - 19th century - 20th century|
|Decades:|| 1810s 1820s 1830s - 1840s - 1850s 1860s 1870s
|Years:||1840 1841 1842 - 1843 - 1844 1845 1846|
|1843 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology - Architecture -|
|Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science|
|Sports - Rail Transport|
|Countries: Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA|
|Leaders: State leaders - Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments - Disestablishments|
| Births - Marriages - Deaths
Events of 1843Edit
January - MarchEdit
- February 6 - The Virginia Minstrels perform the first minstrel show (Bowery Amphitheatre, New York City).
- February 11 - Giuseppe Verdi's opera I Lombardi premieres in Milan
- February 14 - The event that inspired the song Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! is held.
- March 15 - Victoria, was founded by the Hudson's Bay Company as a trading post and fort.
April - JuneEdit
- May 4 - Natal proclaimed a British colony
- May 18 - The Disruption of the Church of Scotland took place in Edinburgh
- May 22 - The first major wagon train headed for the northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove on the Oregon Trail.
- May 23 - Chile takes possession of the Strait of Magellan.
July - SeptemberEdit
- July 1
- July 19 - The SS Great Britain is launched from Bristol.
- August 15 - Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest still intact amusement parks in the world, opened in Copenhagen, Denmark.
October - DecemberEdit
- October 13 - In New York City, Henry Jones and 11 others found B'nai B'rith (the oldest Jewish service organization in the world).
- November 28 - Ka La Ku'oko'a: Hawaiian Independence Day. The Kingdom of Hawai`i was officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
- December 19 - First publication of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
- The world's first commercial Christmas cards are printed by Sir Henry Cole in London.
- James Joule quantifies the conversion of work into heat
- In Barbados, Samuel Jackman Prescod, is the first black person elected to the Barbados House of Assembly
- Danish government re-establishes althing in Iceland as an advisory body
- First tunnel under Thames is finished
- Argentina supports Rosas of Uruguay and begins a siege of Montevideo
- Quaternions are discovered by William Rowan Hamilton.
- The Economist is first published.
- Bishop's University is founded.
- Abbeville is founded by descendants of Acadians from Nova Scotia.
- First publication of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Tell-Tale Heart.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1843 |
|Ab urbe condita||2596|
|Armenian calendar|| 1292 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-1 – 0|
|Coptic calendar||1559 – 1560|
|Ethiopian calendar||1835 – 1836|
|Hebrew calendar||5603 – 5604|
|- Vikram Samvat||1898 – 1899|
|- Shaka Samvat||1765 – 1766|
|- Kali Yuga||4944 – 4945|
|Iranian calendar||1221 – 1222|
|Islamic calendar||1258 – 1259|
|Japanese calendar|| Tenpō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2503|
|Thai solar calendar||2386|
January - JuneEdit
- January 8 - John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)
- January 10 - Frank James, American outlaw (d. 1915)
- January 29 - William McKinley, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
- April 4 - William Jackson, photographer (d. 1942)
- April 15 - Henry James, American writer (d. 1916)
- May 21 - Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1914)
- June 3 - King Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1912)
- June 9 - Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1914)
- June 15 - Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (d. 1907)
- June 30 - Sir Ernest Satow, British diplomat and scholar (d. 1928)
July - DecemberEdit
- July 7 - Camillo Golgi, Italian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1926)
- July 29 - Johannes Schmidt, German linguist (d. 1901)
- August 1 - Robert Todd Lincoln, American statesman and businessman (d. 1926)
- August 20 - Christina Nilsson,Swedish operatic soprano (d. 1921)
- August 31 - Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1919)
- November 25 - Henry Ware Eliot, American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
- November 27 - Cornelius Vanderbilt II, American railway magnate (d. 1899)
- December 11 - Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1910)
- date unknown - Owon, Korean painter (d. 1897)
- probable - Pierre Lallement, French inventor of the bicycle (d. 1891)
January - JuneEdit
- January 11 - Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and lyricist (b. 1779)
- March 21 - Robert Southey, English poet (b. 1774)
- March 25 - Robert Murray M'Cheyne, Scottish clergyman (b. 1813)
- March 27 - Karl Salomo Zachariae Von Lingenthal, German jurist (b. 1769)
- April 15 - Noah Webster, American lexicographer (b. 1758)
- April 17 - Samuel Morey, American inventor (b. 1762)
- June 1
- June 6 - Friedrich Hölderlin, German writer (b. 1770)
July - DecemberEdit
- July 7 - John Holmes, American politician (b. 1773)
- July or August - Sequoyah, creator of the Cherokee syllabary (b. around 1767)
- December 18 - Thomas Graham, British Governor-General of India (b. 1748)
People of the year 1843 at Familypedia
254 people were born in 1843
84 children were born to the 105 women born in 1843
128 people died in 1843
12518 people lived in 1843
Events of the year 1843 at FamilypediaEdit
221 people were married in 1843.
There were 0 military battles in 1843.
- See also 1843 deaths.
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