Historical Events in December 1843

  • Dec 1 1st chartered mutual life insurance company opens
  • Dec 4 Manila paper (made from sails, canvas & rope) patented, Mass
  • Dec 4 Robert Schumann's "Das Paradies und die Peri" premieres in Leipzig
  • Dec 6 Amsterdam-Utrecht railway opens

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Dec 19 "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens is published, 6,000 copies sold

Novelist Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
  • Dec 25 1st theatre matinee (Olympic Theatre, NYC)