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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1898

George van Derton, Belgian racer (won 500 race)

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1898

Viktor Ullmann, opera composer (Der Kaiser von Atlantis)

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1899

Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer

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1899

Raymond Loucheur, composer

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1899

Lev V Kuleshov, Russian director/theorist (Po Zakonu)

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1899

Cuba liberated from Spain by US (Natl Day) (US occupies till 1902)

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1900

1st date in John dos Passos' USA trilogy (The 42nd Parallel)

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1900

Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect

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1900

British protectorates of Northern and Southern Nigeria established

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1900

Xavier Cugat, Barcelona Spain, bandleader (married Abbe Lane, Charo)

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1900

William Haines, Staunton VA, actor (Fast Life, Little Annie Rooney)

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1900

Hubert van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF)

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1901

Christine WI Wittewaall van Stoetwegen, Dutch MP (CDD)

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1901

Australia declares independence from federation of UK colonies

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1901

Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69

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1902

Nathan Stubblefield makes 1st public demonstration of radio, Penn

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1902

Dimiter Nenov, composer

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1902

Buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting)

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1902

1st Rose Bowl game (Pasadena, California) (U of Mich-49, Sanford-0)

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1904

Neth Indies colony begins opium production

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1905

9 hour work day for diamond miners

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1905

Melvin Price, (Rep-D-IL, 1945- )

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1906

Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory

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1906

Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51

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1906

Frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932)

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