1845 in the United States

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
1845 in the United States
Years: 1842 1843 184418451846 1847 1848

Flag
US flag 27 stars.svg
27 stars (1845–46)

Timeline of United States history
History of the United States (1789–1849)

Events from the year 1845 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January–March

March 4: James K. Polk becomes President

April–June

Unknown date – Spaniards find Lost Dutchman Mine, Arizona.

July–September

October–December

December 27: The term "Manifest Destiny" is influentially used by John L. O'Sullivan (the concept is depicted in this 1872 painting by John Gast)

Births

Deaths

  • March 16 – Isaac C. Bates, United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1841 till 1845. (born 1779)
  • June 8 – Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States from 1829 till 1837. (born 1767)
  • June 9 – Gabriel Moore, United States Senator from Alabama from 1831 till 1837. (born 1785)
  • September 10 – Joseph Story, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court Justice from 1811 till 1845. (born 1779)

References

  1. O'Sullivan, John L. (July–August 1845). "Annexation". United States Magazine and Democratic Review. 17 (1): 5–10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links