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 This day in History - January 14
395 Historic Events for January 14
1850

Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer (Pˆcheur)

Birth
1850

Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, dies at 93

Death
1851

Th‚ophile EA de Bock, Dutch painter/etcher/drawer

Birth
1858

French Emperor Napoleon III escapes attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed

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1861

Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)

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1861

Ft Pikens, FL falls into state hands

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1863

Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator

Birth
1863

Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche Louisiana

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1864

General Sherman begins his march to the South

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1864

Battle of Cosby Creek, TN

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1868

Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)

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1868

SC constitutional convention, meets with a black majority

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1868

NC constitutional convention meets in Raleigh

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1868

Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66

Death
1871

Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)

Birth
1873

P B S Pinchback elected to Senate

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1873

"Celluloid" registered as a trademark

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1874

I D Shadd elected Speaker of lower house of Miss legislature

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1874

Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit)

Birth
1875

Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)

Birth
1878

US Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional

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1878

Victor A D S‚galen, [Max An‚ly], French writer

Birth
1882

Hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)

Birth
1886

Hugh Lofting, England, writer and illustrator (Dr Dolittle)

Birth
1887

Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83

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