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Historical Events Happened In January - 14

Sunday, 20 April 2014

1868  On this day in history south Carolina constitutional convention, meets with a black majority  

1868  On this day in history nC constitutional convention meets in Raleigh  

1868  On this day in history catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)  

1868  On this day in history heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

1871  Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter) on this day in history.  

1873  "Celluloid" registered as a trademark on this day in history.  

1874  I D Shadd elected Speaker of lower house of Miss legislature on this day in history.  

1874  Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit) on this day in history.  

1875  The birth of Albert Schweitzer, French medical missionary and Nobel Prize winner on this day in history.  

1875  Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954) on this day in history.  

1878  The first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph on this day in history.  

1878  US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

1882  On this day in history hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)  

1886  Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle) on this day in history.  

1887  Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

1889  On this day in history vincenzo Davico, composer  

1890  Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1892  The birth of Hal Roach, American director on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)  

1895  George Richard Samways, children's writer on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history john dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel)  

1897  On this day in history 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) first climbed  

1897  On this day in history 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed  

1898  On this day in history death of Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, British author of Alice in Wonderland.  

1898  On this day in history joe Darling hits the first six in Tests (out of the ground)  

1898  Joe Darling hits the 1st six in Tests (out of the ground) on this day in history.  

1898  Helen Flint, Chicago, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast) on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65  

1899  Fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca," premieres in Rome  

1901  On this day in history bebe Daniels, Scotland, actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke)  

1901  On this day in history charles Hermite, French mathematician (e is transcendent), dies at 78  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1131  On this day in history birth of king Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182)  

1451  On this day in history birth of franchinus Gaffurius, composer  

1467  Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia was born on this day in history.  

1477  Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552) was born on this day in history.  

1507  Catherine of Habsburg, Infanta of Spain and queen of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1551  Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Angelo Notari, composer was born on this day in history.  

1592  Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0973  On this day in history ekkehard I, monk of St Gallen (Vita Waltharii manu fortis), dies  

1163  On this day in history ladislaus I Arpad, king of Hungary (1162-63), dies  

1236  Sava [Rastko], son of Serbia's king/saint, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1301  Andreas III Arpad, king of Hungary (1290-1301), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1331  Death of Odoric, Italian explorer (b. 1286) on this day in history.  

1623  Paolo Sarpi, Italian church historian/politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1640  On this day in history death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

1648  Casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring), dies at 63 on this day in history.