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

Kit Carson

American Frontiersman Kit Carson (33) weds Mexican socialite Josefa Jaramillo (14) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, in Taos, Mexico

1843 Highlights

About February 6, 1843

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius