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 This day in History - January 19
374 Historic Events for January 19
1914

Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt and Scruggs)

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1915

Alvy West, Bkln NY, orch leader (Andy Williams Show)

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1915

1st German Zeppelin attack over Great Britain, 4 die

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1915

Neon Tube sign patented by George Claude

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1917

Silvertown Essex's ammunition factory explodes; 300 die

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1917

John Raitt, Bonnie Raitt's father/singer/actor (Pajama Game)

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1917

Rudolf Maros, composer

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1918

John H Johnson, US, publisher (Negro Digest, Ebony, Jet)

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1918

Soviets disallows a Constitution Assembly

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1919

"Tidal wave" of molasses 15 m high x 25 m wide kills dozens, Boston

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1919

Anthony Dexter, [Walter Fleischmann], NB Canada, actor (Valentino)

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1919

Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)

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1920

Javier P‚rez de Cu‚llar, Lima Per£, 5th sec-gen of UN (1982-91)

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1920

Alexandre Millerand forms French govt

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1920

US Senate votes against membership in League of Nations

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1921

Patricia Highsmith, [Plangman], US/Swiss writer (Strangers on a Train)

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1921

Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador sign Pact of Union

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1922

Guy Madison, [Robert Moseley], Calif, actor (Wild Bill Hickok)

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1922

Geological survey says US oil supply would be depleted in 20 years

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1922

Ken Hughes, Liverpool England, director (Casino Royale)

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1922

Arthur Morris, cricketer (great Australian lefty opening batsman)

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1923

Jean Stapleton, NYC, actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family)

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1923

WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions

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1924

Jean Fran‡ois Revel, French journalist/author (Ni Marx ni J‚sus)

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1924

7th earl of Carnarvon, English large landowner

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