This page lists news articles and events for the year 1841.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: P. T. Barnum purchases Scudder’s American Museum in New York City
- Event: Young Ranald MacDonald leaves his job as a banker's clerk and goes to sea to seek his fortune.
- Event: Father Lucien Galtier establishes the Church of St. Paul in the settlement at Pig's Eye Landing, thus giving the community it's present name.