On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1843

Historical Events

  • The first minstrel show in the United States The Virginia Minstrels opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Frontiersman Kit Carson (33) weds Josefa Jaramillo (14) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Frontiersman Kit Carson
Kit Carson
1843 Highlights

About February 6, 1843

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius