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Historical Events Happened In January - 13

Saturday, 19 April 2014

1893  On this day in history clarke Ashton Smith, US, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)  

1894  Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband," premieres in London  

1895  On this day in history anton Betzner, writer  

1898  On this day in history emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in Paris  

1898  Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Dreyfus on this day in history.  

1898  Pedro DE Teixeira de Mattos, Dutch diplomat on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history the Canadian Northern Railway is formed by the amalgamation of the Winnipeg Great Northern Railway and the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Company. William Mackenzie and Donald Mann then proceeded to expand the Canadian Northern system so that by 1915 the system comprised 9,362 miles of trackage.  

1900  Yasuji Kiyose, composer on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66  

1902  On this day in history textile workers strike in Enschede Netherlands till June 1  

1902  Textile workers strike in Enschede Neth till June 1 on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Okla City, actress (False Madonna)  

1904  On this day in history richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)  

1905  On this day in history percy Humphrey, musician  

1906  The first radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

1906  On this day in history maxime Jacob, composer  

1907  On this day in history sabine Zlatin, nurse  

1908  French pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history french pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip  

1909  On this day in history danny Barker, jazz guitarist  

1910  JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin  

1911  Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history south Africa's first win over Australia, at Adelaide  

1911  Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland) on this day in history.  

1912  -40F (-40C), Oakland MD (state record) on this day in history.  

1912  -40F (-40C), Oakland, Maryland (state record) on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history jeff Morrow, NYC, actor (Bart-Union Pacific, Temperatures Rising)  

1913  Thomas P Krag, Norw author/novelist (Jon Graeff, Ulf Ran), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1914  IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia on this day in history.  

1914  Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1915  Earthquake in Avezzano Italy kills 30,000 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379) was born on this day in history.  

1381  St Colette, abbess/reformer (Poor Clares) was born on this day in history.  

1406  Matteo Palmieri, Italian writer (Della vita civile) was born on this day in history.  

1505  On this day in history birth of joachim II Hector, ruler (Brandenburg)  

1562  On this day in history birth of mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)  

1596  Jan J Goyen, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1610  Maria Anna of Austria, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

1616  Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 13

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0086  On this day in history death of gaius Marius, Roman general and politician (b. 157 BC)  

0533  Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96 on this day in history.  

0858  Aethelwolf, king of Wessex (Battle at Aclea), dies on this day in history.  

0888  On this day in history charles III, the Fat One, King of Franconia/Roman emperor, dies  

1049  On this day in history derrick IV, Count of Holland (1039-49), dies in battle  

1138  On this day in history death of simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)  

1151  On this day in history death of abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)  

1177  On this day in history hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies