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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1863

Naval engagement near Galveston between CSS Alabama and USS Hatteras

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1864

Charing Cross Station opens in London

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1864

Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)

Birth
1865

Battle of Beverly, WV

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1866

Steamship London sinks in storm off Land's End England, kills 220

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1870

Adolf Ganz, composer, dies at 73

Death
1872

Paul Graener, composer

Birth
1873

1st livestock market newspaper published, Drover's Journal, Chicago

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1873

Joaqu¡n Alvarez Quint‚ro, Spanish dramatist/playwright (Los Galeotes)

Birth
1875

Reinhold Gliere, composer

Birth
1877

Pietro Romani, composer, dies at 85

Death
1878

Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator (1926)

Birth
1879

Antonio Beltramelli, writer

Birth
1879

Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins

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1880

Rudolf T Palm, Cura‡ao, pianist/composer

Birth
1885

Henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo

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1885

Alice Paul, ERA advocate/founder (National Woman's Party)

Birth
1886

George Zucco, England, actor (Adv of Sherlock Holmes, Capt Fury)

Birth
1887

Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)

Birth
1888

Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)

Birth
1890

Monte Blue, Indianapolis IN, silent film actor (Montana, Oh Boy)

Birth
1891

Georges-EugŠne Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81

Death
1892

William D McCoy of Indiana appointed US minister to Liberia

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1892

Hawaiian Historical Society founded

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1892

Paul Gauguin marries a 13-year-old Tahitian girl

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