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Friday, 25 July 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  On this day in history charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist  

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

1878  Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.  

1879  British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.  

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  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on this day in history.  

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  Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist  

1891  On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies  

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  On this day in history roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)  

1893  On this day in history kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)  

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  On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian  

1896  Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on this day in history.  

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

1897  On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

1898  On this day in history colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)  

1899  Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

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  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

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

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

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

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on this day in history.  

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  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

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

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81