Historical Events In January - 09
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1793 On this day in history jean-Pierre Blanchard makes the first successful balloon flight in the U.S. His hydrogen-filled balloon lifts off in Philadelphia, PA and lands 15 miles away in Woodbury, NJ.
1793 1st hot-air balloon flight in the US lifts off in Phila on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history pedro Pablo Abarca d Bolea earl of Aranda, Spanish officer, dies at 79
1799 On January - 09 income Tax introduced in UK
1803 Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secy Treas (Confederacy) died in 1888 on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history admiral Horatio Lord Nelson receives a state funeral and is interred in St Paul's Cathedral.
1811 On January - 09 the first Women's Golf Tournament held
1811 On this day in history 1st Women's Golf Tournament held
1812 On January - 09 swedish Pomerania (Germany) seized by Napoleon
1815 William Jackson, composer on this day in history.
1816 On January - 09 john Palmer Usher, Secy Int (Union) died in 1889
1820 On January - 09 pavel Krizkovsky, composer
1822 John Porter Hatch, volunteers Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1901 on January - 09.
1828 Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist/patriot (Neder-Rhijn), dies at 83 on January - 09.
1829 Adolf von Schlagintweit, German explorer (Tarimbekken) on January - 09.
1832 Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname on this day in history.
1834 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin arrives in Port San Julian, Patagonia on January - 09.
1839 On January - 09 daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science
1839 Thomas Henderson measures first stellar parallax (Alpha Centauri) on January - 09.
1839 On this day in history john Knowles Paine, Portland Maine, composer
1843 Christiaan A Ulder, Curacao, composer (waltzes/tumbas) on January - 09.
1843 On January - 09 caroline Herschel, "1st lady of astronomy", dies at 98 in Germany
1847 The first San Francisco newspaper published (California Star) on January - 09.
1847 1st SF newspaper published (California Star) on January - 09.
1848 On this day in history people's uprising in Palermo Sicily
1848 The first commercial bank in San Francisco established on January - 09.
1848 On this day in history 1st commercial bank in SF established
1849 On this day in history jan Kops, Dutch agriculturist/vicar, dies at 83
1851 Giuseppi Gallignani, composer on this day in history.
1853 Juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos de Mayo), dies at 75 on January - 09.
1854 On this day in history astor Library opens in New York City NY
1854 On January - 09 astor Library opens in NYC
1854 On this day in history filippo Traetta, [Philip Trajetta], Ital composer, dies at 77
1855 The clipper ship Guiding Star disappears in Atlantic, 480 dies on January - 09.