Historical Events in December 1846

  • Dec 5 C F Schoenbein obtains patent for cellulose nitrate explosive
  • Dec 6 Opera "La Damnation de Faust" by Hector Berlioz is produced in Paris
  • Dec 8 Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" premieres
  • Dec 28 Iowa becomes 29th state of the Union