Historical Events in January 1831

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Jan 1 William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal

  • Jan 2 Liberator, abolitionist newspaper, begins publishing in Boston
  • Jan 3 1st US building & loan association organized, Frankford, Penn
  • Jan 15 1st US-built locomotive to pull a passenger train makes 1st run
  • Jan 15 1st US railroad honeymoon trip, Mr & Mrs Pierson, Charleston, SC

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Jan 22 Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

Naturalist Charles Darwin
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Charles Darwin