News in Connecticut, Stowe’s birthplace:
- The weather was clear and warm on New Years Day. It was said to have been as pleasant as it could be.
- The first United States public bath opened in New York City
- The first YMCA in the United States opened in Boston, MA
- A reign of terror is beginning to emerge in France. On a daily basis a government department is under siege.
- News from Jamaica reports that since it’s arrival on the island, the disease of cholera has claimed 40,000 lives.