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 This day in History - January 15
396 Historic Events for January 15
1762

Fraunces Tavern opens in NYC

Event
1765

Carlmann Kolb, composer, dies at 61

Death
1775

Giovanni Battista Sammartini, composer, dies

Death
1777

People of New Connecticut (Vermont) declare independence from England

Event
1779

Jean Coralli, Paris, ballet producer/choreographer

Birth
1780

Continental Congress establishes court of appeals

Event
1785

Mozarts string quartet opus 10 premieres

Event
1788

Gaetano Latilla, composer, dies at 77

Death
1791

Franz Gillparzer, Austrian tragic dramatist (Golden Fleece)

Birth
1793

Ferdinand G Waldmller, Austrian painter

Birth
1795

Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/man of letters

Birth
1797

1st top hat worn (John Etherington of London)

Event
1798

Thomas Crofton Croker, Irish story teller (Fairy legends)

Birth
1809

Pierre Joseph Proudhon, France, politician (libertarian socialist)

Birth
1809

Cornelia Connelly, Phila, founder (Society of the Holy Child Jesus)

Birth
1812

Peter C Asbjírnsen, Norwegian fairy tale writer

Birth
1812

Johannes Herbst, composer, dies at 76

Death
1813

James Marion Sims, SC, surgeon/gynecologist (vesicovaginal operation)

Birth
1814

Ludwig Schl„fli, Swiss vicar/mathematician

Birth
1815

Henry Morris Naglee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1816

Henry Harington, composer, dies at 88

Death
1817

Lewis Golding Arnold, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1871

Birth
1821

Lafayette McLaws, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

Birth
1826

Mikhail Saltykov, Spas-Ugol Russia, satirist (Family of Noblemen)

Birth
1831

1st US-built locomotive to pull a passenger train makes 1st run

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