Thursday, January 9--

New moon 9-15 p.m.

Cycle lamp time at Whitehaven from 5-7 p.m. till 7-36 a.m.

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1873 - NAPOLEON the Third died.

--Friday, January 10--

1840 - The Penny Post inaugurated.

1838 - The Royal Exchange burnt.

1849 - Fifteen persons were swept off the pier at Peterhead and drowned.

--Saturday, January 11--

Cycle lamp time at Whitehaven 5-9.

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1859- Lord CURZON born.

--Sunday, January 12 --

First sun after Epiphany.

Moon sets at 7-38.

--Monday, January 13 --

Cycle lamp time at Whitehaven 5-13 p.m.

1785 - The "Times" newspaper began.

1898 - Bye-election in York, Lord Charles BERESFORD elected by a majority of
eleven over Sir Christopher FURNESS, the Liberal candidate. At a subsequent
recount the voted allowed to be good were equal, whereupon Sir C. FURNESS
abandoned further proceedings.

-- Tuesday, January 14 --

Moon sets at 9-43 p.m.

1892- The Duke of Clarence died, aged 28 years

--Wednesday, January 15 --

1900 - Explosion at Manchester hat factory; thirteen persons killed.

--Thursday, January 16 --

Cycle lamp time at Whitehaven at 5-19 p.m.

Moon sets at 10-34 p.m.

1809 The Battle of Corunna.

1885 - Edmund YATES, editor of the "World" newspaper, sentenced to four
months imprisonment for libelling Lord LONSDALE.