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1841 Historical Event(s)
- January 20, 1841 – Hong Kong Island is occupied by the British.
- January 26, 1841 – The United Kingdom formally occupies Hong Kong, which China later formally cedes.
- January 30, 1841 – A fire destroys two-thirds of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
- March 9, 1841 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules that captive Africans who had seized control of the ship carrying them had been taken into slavery illegally.
- April 4, 1841 – William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia becoming the first President of the United States to die in office and the one with the shortest term served.
- June 28, 1841 – The Paris Opera Ballet premieres Giselle in the Salle Le Peletier
- August 16, 1841 – U.S. President John Tyler vetoes a bill which called for the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States. Enraged Whig Party members riot outside the White House in the most violent demonstration on White House grounds in U.S. history.
- September 24, 1841 – The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom.
- October 16, 1841 – Queen’s University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
- November 13, 1841 – James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnotism.
Who Were Born On 1841?
- January 15, 1841 – Frederick Arthur Stanley, Governor General of Canada (d. 1908)
- March 7, 1841 – William Rockhill Nelson, American publisher (The Kansas City Star) and patron of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (d. 1915)
- April 2, 1841 – Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (d. 1926)
- August 13, 1841 – Johnny Mullagh, Australian cricketer (d. 1891)
- September 3, 1841 – Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
- September 8, 1841 – Charles J. Guiteau, American assassin of James A. Garfield (d. 1882)
- September 28, 1841 – Georges Clemenceau, French politician (d. 1929)
- October 16, 1841 – Hirobumi Ito, Japanese politician (d. 1909)
- November 16, 1841 – Jules Violle, French physicist (d. 1923)
- November 25, 1841 – Ernst Schröder, German mathematician (d. 1902)