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

Book releaseHistoric Publication

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens
  • 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