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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1814

James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget)

Birth
1815

John A MacDonald, (C) 1st PM of Canada (1867-73)

Birth
1816

Fitz-Henry Warren, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878

Birth
1818

John Reese Kenly, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891

Birth
1831

James Ronald Chalmers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

Birth
1837

Fran‡ois G‚rard, French baron/painter, dies at 66

Death
1837

John Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54

Death
1839

Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rico, patriot/scholar

Birth
1839

Earthquake at Martinique destroys half of Port Royal-700 die

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1842

William James, US, psychologist/philosopher

Birth
1843

Francis Scott Key, composer (Star Spangled Banner), dies at 63

Death
1847

Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83

Death
1849

Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house)

Birth
1850

Philipp la Renotiere von Ferrary, famous philatelist

Birth
1850

J C Arthur, Lowville NY, botanist (studied rusts)

Birth
1852

Konstantin Fehrenbach, German chancellor (1920-21)

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1853

Gustav Falke, German author/poet (Der Mann im Nebel)

Birth
1856

Nikolai I Nadezjdin, Russian archaeologist, dies [NS=Jan 23]

Death
1856

Christian August Sinding, Kongsberg Norway, composer

Birth
1857

Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)

Birth
1859

[Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Nog bij mother, Ot and Sien)

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1860

Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal)

Birth
1861

Alabama becomes 4th state to secede

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1861

Mexico City captured by Ju rez (Lib) in War of Reform

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1863

Union forces capture Arkansas Post, or Ft Hindman, Arkansas

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