1846

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This article is about the year 1846.
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1846 (MDCCCXLVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1846th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 846th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1840s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1846 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

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October–December

  • October 1Christ College, Tasmania, opens with the hope that it would develop along the lines of an Oxbridge college and provide the basis for university education in Tasmania. By the 21st century it will be the oldest tertiary institution in Australia.
  • October 16 - Massachusetts General Hospital, First successful public demonstration of Ether Anaesthesia by William T.G. Morton.
  • December 28Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.

Date unknown

Births

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Deaths

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References

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  2. Kalla-Bishop, P. M. (1971). Italian Railways. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. p. 20. ISBN 0-7153-5168-0. 
  3. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 268–269. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  4. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  5. "Icons, a portrait of England 1840–1860". Archived from the original on 17 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  6. Hart, Hugh (2010-06-28). "June 28, 1846: Parisian Inventor Patents Saxophone". Wired. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  7. U.S. Patent 4,750