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 This day in History - January 23
412 Historic Events for January 23
1900

Mary Philips, CT, actress (Farewell to Arms, Incendiary Blonde)

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1901

Benno Stokvis, Dutch attorney/politician

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1902

Benny Waters, saxophonist

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1902

Winnipeg Victorias sweep Toronto Wellingtons in 2 for Stanley Cup

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1904

Theodor Schaefer, composer

Birth
1905

David Newell, Mo, actor (Runaway Bride, White Heat, Dangerous Curves)

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1905

Konstanty I Galczynski, Polish poet (Zielona Ges)

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1906

Bob Steele, Pendleton Oregon, actor (Duffy-F Troop, Big Sleep)

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1907

Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes 1st Native American US senator

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1907

Hediki Yukawa, Japan, physicist (Nobel 1949)

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1907

Dan Duryea, White Plains NY, actor (Pride of the Yankees)

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1908

Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist

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1908

Pak Saleman Siswowitono, Javan/Surinamese writer

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1908

Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47

Death
1908

US and Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo

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1909

1st radio rescue at sea

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1909

Norman Fulton, composer

Birth
1910

Django Reinhardt, Belgium, Gypsy jazz guitarist

Birth
1911

Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer

Birth
1912

Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy)

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1913

Nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated

Death
1914

Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne

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1915

Herma Bauma, Austria, javelin thrower (Oly-gold-1948)

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1915

Potter Stewart, Mich, 94th Supreme Court justice (1958-81)

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1916

Temp falls from 44øF (7øC) to -56øF (49øC) night of 23-24, Browning MT

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