Historical Events In January - 31
Monday, 03 August 2020
1863 The first black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army on this day in history.
1863 1st black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history f Henri Berz, French existensialist philosopher (Revue the Synthesis)
1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies on this day in history.
1865 Congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America (121-24)
1865 On January - 31 general Robert E Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies
1865 General Robert E. Lee becomes General-in-Chief of the Confederate troops on January - 31.
1866 Emil Strauss, Germany, writer (Naked Man) on January - 31.
1867 Maronite nationalist leader Youssef Karam leaves Lebanon on board of a French ship for Algeria on this day in history.
1868 On January - 31 theodore William Richards, chemist (atomic weights, Nobel-1914)
1869 On this day in history henri Carton de Wiart, Belgian Count/literary/premier (1920-21)
1871 On January - 31 millions of birds fly over western San Francisco, darken the sky
1871 On January - 31 millions of birds fly over western SF, darkens sky
1872 Zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage) on January - 31.
1874 On January - 31 jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO
1874 On January - 31 jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill, Missouri
1876 The United States orders all Native Americans to move into reservations on January - 31.
1877 Max Ettlinger, German philosopher on this day in history.
1878 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist on January - 31.
1880 On January - 31 an Ice Railway is opened between Longueuil and Montreal by the Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa and Occidental Railway. A railway track was placed on large timbers laid on the ice of the St. Lawrence River. During the summer months the QMO&O used a car ferry. An ice railway was laid each winter until 1883.
1881 On January - 31 irving Langmuir, inventor (tungsten filament lamp/Nobel 1932)
1882 The birth of Anna Pavlova, Celebrated Russian prima ballerina on January - 31.
1882 Anna Pavlova, St Petersburg Russia, ballerina/choreographer on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history nicholas Joy, Paris France, actor (Boss Lady)
1886 On January - 31 alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)
1889 On January - 31 f R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)
1890 On January - 31 adolf Bach, German language/sociologist (Deutsche Namenkunde)
1891 The first attempt of a Portuguese republican revolution breakes out in the northern city of Porto on January - 31.
1891 Max Drischner, composer on January - 31.
1891 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75 on January - 31.
1892 On January - 31 eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater)
1893 On this day in history "Westminster Gazette" begins publishing
1893 Freya Stark, English explorist/author on January - 31.