Historical Events in January 1846

  • Jan 1 Yucatan declares independence from Mexico
  • Jan 5 The United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom

Historic Publication

Jan 15 Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky's first novel "Poor Folk" is published in the St Petersburg Collection almanac

Historic Event

Jan 21 1st edition of Charles Dickens' newspaper "The Daily News"

  • Jan 23 Tunisia becomes the first Arab nation to outlaw slavery in decree issued by Ahmed I Bey [1]
  • Jan 28 Battle of Allwal, British beat Sikhs in Punjab
  • Jan 31 After the Milwaukee Bridge War, Juneautown and Kilbourntown unified as the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin