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 This day in History - January 22
401 Historic Events for January 22
1859

Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover

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1861

Karel Stecker, composer

Birth
1862

Confederate govt raises premium for volunteers from $10 to $20

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1863

Union Gen Burnside's "Mud March"

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1865

Friedrich Paschen, German physicist

Birth
1868

Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61

Death
1870

Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer

Birth
1871

Leon Jessel, composer

Birth
1873

Britains SS Northfleet sinks at Dungeness England, 300 die

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1874

Wincenty Witoz, Galicia, PM of Poland (1920-21, 1923, 1926)

Birth
1875

D[avid] W Griffith, movie producer/director (Birth of a Nation)

Birth
1875

Thomas W Ross, actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm)

Birth
1875

Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)

Birth
1877

Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics

Birth
1878

Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)

Birth
1878

Francis Picabia, French painter/illustrator

Birth
1879

Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa

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1879

James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois and Minnesota

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1879

Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle

Death
1879

George Shepstone, British political affiliate, dies in battle

Death
1881

Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park

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1883

England complete 1st innings victory in Tests v Aust MCG

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1886

John Joseph Becker, composer

Birth
1890

Fred M Vinson, Ky, 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)

Birth
1890

Jos‚ Marti forms La Liga (Union of Cuban exiles) in NYC

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