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 This day in History - January 13
373 Historic Events for January 13
1830

Great fire in New Orleans thought to be set by rebel slaves

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1834

Horatio Alger Jr, Revere Mass, author (Lost at Sea, Work and Win)

Birth
1835

Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian jurist/minister of the Interior

Birth
1838

Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53

Death
1849

Vancouver Island granted to Hudson's Bay Co

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1850

Leon Francis Victor Caron, composer

Birth
1854

Anthony Foss patents accordion

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1859

Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)

Birth
1859

Kost¡s Palam s, Greek poet/scholar (Flogera tou Bas¡lia)

Birth
1863

Chenille manufacturing machine patented by William Canter, NYC

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1863

Thomas Crapper pioneers one-piece pedestal flushing toilet

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1864

Wilhelm K W Wien, German phyicist (Nobel 1911)

Birth
1864

Stephen Foster, composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in NY

Death
1865

-Jan 15th] BBT and CPT Ft Fisher, NC

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1866

Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer

Birth
1869

Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist

Birth
1869

National convention of black leaders meets in Wash DC

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1869

Colored National Labor Union, 1st Black labor convention

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1870

Henryk Opienski, Polish composer/conductor (St Moniuszko)

Birth
1873

P B S Pinchback relinquishes office at Louisiana governor

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1874

US troops land in Honolulu to protect the king

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1874

Battle between jobless and police in NYC, 100s injuried

Event
1874

Jozef E van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechlin

Birth
1879

WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Neth/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58

Death
1882

Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

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