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 This day in History - January 22
401 Historic Events for January 22
1802

Richard Upjohn, US, gothic architect (Trinity Chapel, NY)

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1813

Americans capture Frenchtown, Canada

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1814

1st Knights Templar grand encampment in US held, NYC

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1815

Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer

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1816

Lord Byron completes "Parisina" and "Siege of Corinth"

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1817

English freighter Diana sinks off Malaysia

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1820

Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter (Jahresringe)

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1820

Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet

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1824

Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer

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1826

[Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876

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1831

Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

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1837

Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands

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1842

Charles Henri Marechal, composer

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1845

Paul Vidal de la Blanche, France, geographer

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1845

Jacob Verdam, Dutch philologist

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1847

Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71

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1848

Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist (Middle Ages)

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1849

August Strindberg, Sweden, dramatist/novelist (Apologia)

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1850

Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint, dies at 54

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1850

Alta California becomes a daily paper, 1st such in Calif

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1852

George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51

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1855

Ernst Kullak, composer

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1857

National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY

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1858

Frederick Lugard, British captain/baron (Congo)

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1858

Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist

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