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Friday, 25 April 2014

1870  Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.  

1873  Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)  

1878  On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

1879  On this day in history british troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana  

1879  The Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies  

1883  On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG  

1883  On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG  

1883  On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces  

1884  A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.  

1887  The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

1887  US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

1890  On this day in history franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86  

1891  Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on this day in history.  

1891  David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

1892  The first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass on this day in history.  

1892  1st basketball game played (Mass) on this day in history.  

1892  Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on this day in history.  

1893  Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)  

1895  On this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)  

1896  The birth of George Burns, American comedian on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)  

1896  Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1897  Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on this day in history.  

1898  Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on this day in history.  

1899  Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.  

1900  Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On this day in history birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.