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January 26, 1788: The British First Fleet sails into Port Jackson to establish Sydney, the first permanent European settlement in Australia.


January 27, 1785: The University of Georgia is founded, becoming the first public university in the US.


January 28, 1813: Pride and Prejudice is first published in the UK.


January 29, 1856: Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.


January 30, 1826: The Menai Suspension Bridge connecting the Isle of Anglesey to north coast of Wales is opened.


January 31, 1747: The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital.


February 1, 1793: France declares war on the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.


 

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