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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
1871

2nd German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I and Bismarck

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1871

Franz Blei, [Peregrinus Steinh”vel], Austrian painter/critic

Birth
1872

Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)

Birth
1875

Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55

Death
1878

Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician

Birth
1879

Henri-Honor‚ Giraud, French general/member of parliament

Birth
1880

Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)

Birth
1881

Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Librairie Gallimard) [or 1908]

Birth
1882

Alan Alexander Milne, English author (Winnie-the-Pooh)

Birth
1882

Jacob Clay, Dutch philospher/phyicist (Mesones)

Birth
1882

Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist

Birth
1884

Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows and Amazons)

Birth
1884

General Charles Gordon departs London for Khartoum

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1886

Michal Czajchovski, [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies

Death
1886

Peter Alma, Dutch painter/graphic artist

Birth
1886

Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor

Birth
1890

Amadeus I FM, king of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44

Death
1892

Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel and Hardy)

Birth
1893

John Lawrence Seymour, composer

Birth
1893

Jorge Guill‚n, Valladolid Spain, poet/critic (C ntico, Final)

Birth
1894

Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist

Birth
1895

Amsterdam's AFC soccer team forms

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1896

Hans H Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt)

Birth
1896

British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa

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1896

1st demonstration of an X-ray machine in US (NYC)

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