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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
1829

Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge)

Birth
1831

Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899

Birth
1835

Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet

Birth
1835

C‚sar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer

Birth
1840

Electro-Magnetic Intelligencer, 1st US electrical journal, appears

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1840

Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer

Birth
1840

Ernst Rudorff, composer

Birth
1841

Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgr‚ Lui)

Birth
1849

Edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03)

Birth
1850

British blockade Pir‘us, Greece to enforce mercantile claims

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1854

Thomas A Watson, needed by Bell, inventor assistant (Telephone)

Birth
1854

Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW M‚xico

Event
1854

Juda Turo, American philanthropist, dies

Death
1856

Daniel Nathan Hale Williams, surgeon (1st open heart operation)

Birth
1856

John Hyatt Brewer, composer

Birth
1857

Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)

Birth
1861

Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist

Birth
1861

Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer

Birth
1862

Confederate Territory of Arizona forms

Event
1862

John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71

Death
1865

Battle of Ft Moultrie, SC

Event
1867

Rub‚n Dar¡o, national poet (Nicaragua)

Birth
1869

Willem De Vreese, Flemish linguist/biblographer

Birth
1869

Elegant Calif Theater opens in SF

Event
1870

Berend Modderman, printer (Drukkers yearbook)

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