There are many important events that occurred during the year 1846 that can be researched through the use of newspapers. Some of the most notable events from this year include the installation of the Texas state government in Austin, the cracking of the Liberty Bell, the declaration of war on Mexico by the United States, California's declaration of independence from Mexico, the beginning of the Second Carlist War, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 5, 1846
The vote is made by the United States House of Representatives in which the Oregon Territory will no longer be shared with the United Kingdom.
February 10, 1846
The British win the Battle of Sobraon during the First Anglo-Sikh War.
February 14, 1846
The Republic of Texas is annexed by President James Polk of the United States.