Historical Events in January 1886

  • Jan 1 1st Tournament of Roses (Pasadena California)
  • Jan 15 Weekly Herald, 1st newspaper in Vancouver, BC, publishes 1st issue
  • Jan 18 Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.
  • Jan 19 Aurora Ski Club, 1st in US, founded in Minnesota

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Jan 26 Karl Benz patents 1st auto with burning motor

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • Jan 27 First British government of Salisbury resigns
  • Jan 29 1st successful gasoline powered car patented by Karl Benz in Karlsruhe, Germany