Important Dates in British History - a timeline
Here are events from 1843 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
More dates from British history
On this day:
Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
Famous and historic events from 1843
Dickens Publishes 'a Christmas Carol'
First Commercial Christmas Card Sent
First edition of the News of the World
Punch Invents the Cartoon
SS Great Britain launched by Brunel
Famous Britons born in 1843