What Happened in January 1835

Historical Events

  • Jan 7 HMS Beagle anchors off Chonos Archipelago
  • Jan 8 The United States national debt is 0 for the first and only time.
  • Jan 25 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani" premieres in Paris

MurderAssassination Attempt

Jan 30 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C. in 1st attempted assassination of a US President

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 2 Charles Russell Lowell Jr, American railroad executive and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1864)
  • Jan 3 Larkin Goldsmith Mead, sculptor
  • Jan 5 Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer
  • Jan 5 Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten
  • Jan 13 Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior
  • Jan 17 Antanas Baranauskas, Lithuanian bishop/poet/dialectologist
  • Jan 17 Johan Filip von Schantz, composer
  • Jan 18 Caesar A Cui, fort architect/composer, born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Jan 18 Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet
  • Jan 30 Oliver Edwards, American inventor and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1904)
  • Jan 31 William Charles Lunalilo, Monarch of Hawaii (d. 1874)