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 This day in History - January 22
401 Historic Events for January 22
1906

Willa B Brown (Coffey), US black air pioneer (NAAA)

Birth
1906

Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror)

Birth
1907

Marie Dressler, actress (Anna Christie, Dinner at 8)

Birth
1909

Vassily Kandinsky forms Kunstlerverein in Munich

Event
1909

Ann Sothern, [Harriette Lake], ND, actress (Lady in a Cage)

Birth
1909

[Sithu] U Thant, Burma, 3rd UN sec-genl (1962-72)

Birth
1909

Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83

Death
1909

Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)

Birth
1910

Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC

Event
1911

Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer

Birth
1911

Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)

Birth
1913

Verdina Shlonsky, composer

Birth
1913

Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82

Death
1914

Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60

Death
1914

Dimitri Dragatakis, composer

Birth
1914

Suzanne Danco, Belgian singer

Birth
1914

Paul Claudel's "L'‚change," premieres in Paris

Event
1915

Tom Burtt, cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)

Birth
1916

Henri Dutilleux, Angers France, composer

Birth
1916

Iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63

Death
1917

Albert "Pud" Brown, clarinetist/saxophonist

Birth
1917

Herwig Hensen, [Flor Mielants], Flemish poet/playwright

Birth
1918

Ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)

Event
1918

Richard Eastham, Opelousas La, actor (Falcon Crest) [or Jun 22]

Birth
1920

Piet Van Lishout, Flemish writer (Eva and I)

Birth