On This Day

Historical Events in January 1845

  • Jan 1 The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn is completed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 10 Poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning begin corresponding

  • Jan 23 Uniform US election day for President & VP authorized

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jan 29 American writer Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" 1st published in The Evening Mirror newspaper (New York City)