On This Day

January 1843 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 4 Royal Academy (Technical Hague court) Delft opens

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 8 Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)
  • Jan 8 John H. Moffitt, American politician (d. 1926)

Frank James

Jan 10 Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), born in Clay County, Missouri (d. 1915)

Outlaw Frank James
Frank James
  • Jan 11 Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
  • Jan 20 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)

William McKinley

Jan 29 William McKinley, 25th US President (Republican: 1897-1901), born in Niles, Ohio (d. 1901)

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley

Deaths in History

  • Jan 4 Petronella Moens, Frisian author and feminist, dies at 80
  • Jan 9 William Hedley, British industrial engineer (b. 1773)