News in Connecticut, Stowe’s birthplace:
- A deadly railroad collision occurred in New Haven, CT. A freight car and passenger car collided, resulting in 2 deaths and dozens of injuries.
- The singer Catherine Hayes performed for the first time in Hartford, CT.
- The temperance law was passed in Maine.
- Almira Beazely, a 14 year old accused of poisoning her younger brother, was put on trial. The jury found her not guilty this week due to a plea of insanity.
- William Lassel, an English astronomer, discovered two satellites (moons) around Uranus.