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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1890

Florence Lawrence, Hamilton Ont, silent screen actress (Confidence)

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1891

Frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)

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1891

King Pakketvaart sails to Neth Indies

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1891

French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed

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1892

Artur Rodzinski, Spalato, Dalmatia, Poland, conductor/composer

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1892

Manuel Roxas y Acuna, 1st president Philippines

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1892

Miklos Radnai, composer

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1892

Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants

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1893

1st US college extension courses for credit, Univ of Chicago

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1893

Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar

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1894

Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic

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1894

Denmark adopts Mid-European time

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1895

Nathaniel Shilkret, NYC, conductor

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1895

Norway adopts Mid-European time

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1895

J Edgar Hoover, Mr FBI

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1896

Wilhelm Rā€ntgen announces his discovery of x-rays

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1896

Yitzhak Edel, composer

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1896

Teinosuke Kinugasa, Japans actor/director (Jujiro, Jigoku-mon)

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1896

Maurice Jacobson, composer

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1897

Brooklyn merges with NY to form present City of NY

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1897

1st football game between black colleges-Atlanta U 10, Tuskegee 0

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1897

Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)

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1898

d'Annunzio's "Sogno d'un mattino di primavera," premieres in Rome

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1898

Lightship replaces whistling buoy at mouth of SF Bay

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1898

George van Derton, Belgian

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