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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1893

Benjamin F Butler, US gen/pres candidate (anti-monopoly), dies at 74

Death
1893

Jaap Eden skates world record 1500m (2:35)

Event
1894

Jaroslav Vogel, composer

Birth
1896

Eva Le Gallienne, London England, actress/director (Resurrection)

Birth
1896

Paddy Driscoll, NFL QB/coach (Chic Cardinals, Bears)

Birth
1897

M H Cannon becomes 1st woman state senator in US (Utah)

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1898

Hans Rudolf Krik, Danish writer/critic (Fiskerne, Slaven)

Birth
1898

Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86

Death
1901

Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer, dies at 34

Death
1901

Andries D Copier, Dutch glass manufacturer (Gildeglass)

Birth
1902

Johnny Briggs, cricketer (118 wkts for England), dies in an asylum

Death
1902

Maurice Durufle, French organist/composer

Birth
1903

Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)

Birth
1904

Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising

Event
1904

Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)

Birth
1905

John Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer

Birth
1905

Manfred Bonnington Lee, detective writer (« of Ellery Queen)

Birth
1905

Pierre Mendes-France, French Premier (1954-55)

Birth
1906

Johannes Paul Thilman, composer

Birth
1906

Albert Hofmann, Switzerland, chemist (discovered LSD)

Birth
1906

Robert Nesbitt, impresario

Birth
1908

Lionel Stander, NYC, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours)

Birth
1909

Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter (Haunting)

Birth
1909

Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer

Birth
1910

Izler Solomon, St Paul, Minn, conductor

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