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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1861

Pres Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful

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1861

Porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City

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1862

Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)

Birth
1862

Battle of Ft McRee, FL Battle of Port Royal, SC (Port Royal Ferry)

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1862

1st US income tax (3% of incomes > $600, 5% of incomes > $10,000)

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1863

Battle of Galveston, Texas-Confederates recapture the city

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1863

Emancipation Proclamation (ending slavery) issued by Lincoln

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1863

Franz Schuberts "Missa Solemnis," premieres in Leipzig

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1863

Battle of Helena, AK

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1863

Pierre de Coubertin, France, baron (revived Olympic games)

Birth
1863

1st homestead under the Homestead Act claimed, near Beatrice, Nebr

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1863

Aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago and Back)

Birth
1864

Alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work)

Birth
1865

Giuseppe Ferrata, composer

Birth
1865

-Apr 26th] Carolinas' campaign

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1867

Lew Fields, comedian (of Weber and Fields)

Birth
1867

Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)

Birth
1869

Louis JM de la Vall‚e-Poussin, Belgian indologist

Birth
1871

Belgium disbands salt tax

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1873

Origin of Japanese Era

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1873

Mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses)

Birth
1874

New York City annexes the Bronx

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1874

Hugo Leichtentritt, composer

Birth
1875

Charles Rist, French economist

Birth
1875

N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98)

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