January 1810 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 19 Cold Friday: temperature at Portsmouth, New Hampshire drops from 54°F to minus 12°F in one day with many frozen to death

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 3 Antoine T. d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1897)
  • Jan 3 Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness
  • Jan 10 Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman & lawyer, born in Stony Creek, Pennsylvania (d. 1883)
  • Jan 12 Ferdinand II, king of Sicily
  • Jan 29 Earnest Kummer, German mathematician (d. 1893)
  • Jan 31 Daniel Ruggles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)

Divorces in History

Napoléon Bonaparte

Jan 10 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Empress Joséphine

Deaths in History

  • Jan 20 Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania, dies at 87
  • Jan 28 Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead