Historical Events In January - 31
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1863 On this day in history the first black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army
1863 1st black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army on January - 31.
1863 F Henri Berz, French existensialist philosopher (Revue the Synthesis) on January - 31.
1864 On January - 31 hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies
1865 Congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America on this day in history.
1865 On January - 31 congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America (121-24)
1865 General Robert E Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies on January - 31.
1865 On this day in history general Robert E. Lee becomes General-in-Chief of the Confederate troops.
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 January - 31.
1868 Theodore William Richards, chemist (atomic weights, Nobel-1914) on this day in history.
1869 Henri Carton de Wiart, Belgian Count/literary/premier (1920-21) on this day in history.
1871 On January - 31 millions of birds fly over western San Francisco, darken the sky
1871 Millions of birds fly over western SF, darkens sky on January - 31.
1872 Zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage) on January - 31.
1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill MO on this day in history.
1874 Jesse James gang robs train at Gads Hill, Missouri on this day in history.
1876 The United States orders all Native Americans to move into reservations on January - 31.
1877 Max Ettlinger, German philosopher on January - 31.
1878 On this day in history willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
1880 On this day in history 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 On January - 31 the birth of Anna Pavlova, Celebrated Russian prima ballerina
1882 On January - 31 anna Pavlova, St Petersburg Russia, ballerina/choreographer
1884 On January - 31 nicholas Joy, Paris France, actor (Boss Lady)
1886 On this day in history alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)
1889 F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history max Drischner, composer
1891 On this day in history ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
1892 Eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater) on this day in history.
1893 "Westminster Gazette" begins publishing on this day in history.
1893 On January - 31 freya Stark, English explorist/author
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