Historical Events in January 1886

  • Jan 1 1st Tournament of Roses (Pasadena California)

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jan 5 "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson published by Longmans, Green & Co.

  • 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
  • Jan 27 First British government of Salisbury resigns

InventionHistoric Invention

Jan 29 Karl Benz patents the "Benz Patent-Motorwagen" in Karlsruhe, Germany, the world's 1st automobile with a burning motor

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz