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 This day in History - January 15
396 Historic Events for January 15
1831

1st US railroad honeymoon trip, Mr and Mrs Pierson, Charleston, SC

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1833

HMS Beagle anchors at Goeree Tierra del Fuego

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1841

Lord Frederick Stanley, presenter of hockey's Stanley Cup

Birth
1844

U of Notre Dame receives its charter in Indiana

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1844

Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78

Death
1845

Ella Flagg Young, 1st woman pres (National Educational Association)

Birth
1845

Heinrich Vogl, composer

Birth
1847

1st Swedish magazine in US, Skandinavia, published in NYC

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1850

Sonya Kurtovsky Kovalevsky, mathemetician (Acad of Science)

Birth
1850

Mihail Eminesco, [Eminovici], Romanian poet (Samanul Dionis)

Birth
1851

Gen Arista replaces Mexican Pres Herrera

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1857

1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain

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1858

Giovanni Segantini, Italy, painter

Birth
1861

Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis

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1863

Adolph Goldschmidt, German historian

Birth
1863

1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

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1863

Wilhelm Marx, premier (Prussia)

Birth
1865

Ft Fisher, NC falls to Union troops

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1866

M T d'Azeglio, writer, dies

Death
1866

Nathan S‚ÄĚderblom, Lutheran archbishop, internationalist (Nobel '30)

Birth
1866

Bedrich Smetana's opera "Branibori v Cechach," premieres in Prague

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1868

Noach Zjordanija, Georgian veterinarian/premier (1918-21)

Birth
1870

Johan Peter Koch, Danish officer/explorer (Greenland)

Birth
1870

Donkey 1st used as symbol of Democratic Party, in Harper's Weekly

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1871

Bertram Shapleigh, composer

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