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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
1914

Arno Schmidt, writer

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1915

Train crashes at Colima-Guadalajara Mexico, about 600 die

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1916

Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 and 1-82)

Birth
1917

Oscar Lewenstein, impressario

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1918

Bohuslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 58

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1918

Ton Brandsteder, CEO/founder (Sony Nederland)

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1918

Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest

Birth
1919

John C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13

Death
1919

Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Santiago Chile, composer

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1919

WW I Peace Congress opens in Versailles, France

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1921

William Archer's "Green Goddess," premieres in NYC

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1921

Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73

Death
1921

Bruce Woodcock, boxer

Birth
1922

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty and others occupy Rotunda in Dublin

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1922

Yehezkiel Braun, composer

Birth
1922

Constance Moore, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Window on Main Street)

Birth
1923

Wallace Reid, actor (Birth of a Nation), dies at 31

Death
1923

1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies

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1924

Donald Baverstock, TV producer

Birth
1925

Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, TV producer

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1925

Gilles Deleuze, philosopher

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1925

Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)

Birth
1929

Stalin proposes to ban Trotsky from the Politburo

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1929

"NY Daily Mirror" columnist Walter Winchell debuts on radio

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1930

-27øF (-33øC), Watts, Oklahoma (state record)

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