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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1788

Georgia is 4th state to ratify US constitution

Event
1789

Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer, dies at 68

Death
1790

Joseph A Feuchtmayer (Feichtmayer), German rococo sculptor, dies

Death
1790

Mozart's opera "Cos fan tutti" premieres, Vienna

Event
1800

Free black community of Phila petitions Congress to abolish slave

Event
1801

Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher, dies at 59

Death
1803

Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer, dies at 69

Death
1803

Gugliemo Libri, [della Somaia], Ital/Fren mathematician/book collector

Birth
1807

Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, composer

Birth
1809

Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer

Birth
1811

US Sen Thomas Pickering is 1st senator censured (revealed confidential documents communicated by the president of the US)

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1814

Lord Byron completes "The Corsair"

Event
1818

Lord Byron completes "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" (4th canto)

Event
1822

Rudolph J E Clausius, Germany, physicist (thermodynamics)

Birth
1830

Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer

Birth
1831

Justin Winston, historian/librarian (Harvard)

Birth
1831

Liberator, abolitionist newspaper, begins publishing in Boston

Event
1832

1st Curling club in US (Orchard Lake Curling Club) opens

Event
1835

Charles Russell Lowell Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1837

Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)

Birth
1839

1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)

Event
1842

1st US wire suspension bridge for general traffic opens in Penn

Event
1842

Amy G C A Bonet-Maury, French reformed theologist

Birth
1843

Wagner's opera "Der Fliegende Holl„nder" premieres, Dresden

Event
1846

Sandor Erkel, composer

Birth