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 This day in History - January 21
387 Historic Events for January 21
1874

Franz Grillparzer's "Libussa," premieres in Vienna

Event
1875

John Lindworsky, German jesuit/psychologist (Der Wille)

Birth
1875

Paul E Kahle, Germany, professor of oriental studies

Birth
1878

Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)

Birth
1879

Henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen

Event
1880

1st US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis

Event
1882

Anton Emil Titl, composer, dies at 72

Death
1883

Olav Aukrust, Norway, poet

Birth
1883

Jacopo Tomadini, composer, dies at 62

Death
1884

Katie Sandwina, Germany, legendary woman weight-lifter

Birth
1884

Auguste Franchomme, composer, dies at 75

Death
1884

Roger Nash Baldwin, founder (American Civil Liberties Union)

Birth
1885

Huddie Ledbetter, "Leadbelly", blues singer [or 12/1/89, 1/29/89]

Birth
1885

Umberto Nobile, Italian general

Birth
1886

Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Finance/Economy

Birth
1887

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms

Event
1887

Alfred Henry Ackley, composer

Birth
1887

Wolfgang K”hler, Ger/US Gestalt psychologist (Mentality of Apes)

Birth
1888

Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83

Death
1889

Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist (Social mobility)

Birth
1889

Bert Collins, cricketer (Aussie batsman in the post WW I years)

Birth
1890

1st issue of Propria Cures, Amsterdam student-weekly newspaper

Event
1891

Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer

Birth
1891

Calixa Lavallee, composer, dies at 48

Death
1891

Timothy Mather Spelman, composer

Birth