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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
1805

Giacomo Conti, composer, dies at 50

Death
1812

Eligio Celestino, composer, dies at 72

Death
1814

Abraham Czn van Stolk, resources/art collector

Birth
1814

Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector

Birth
1820

John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906

Birth
1828

Karol Studzinski, composer

Birth
1828

Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist

Birth
1828

Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868

Birth
1829

William Mason, composer

Birth
1832

John Pegram, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

Birth
1833

Bernhard Erdmannsd”rffer, German, historian (Deutsche Geschichte)

Birth
1839

Charles Darwin elected member of Royal Society

Event
1847

1,500 New Mexican Indians and Mexicans defeated by US Col Price

Event
1848

James Marshall finds gold in Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif

Event
1851

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76

Death
1859

Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer

Birth
1861

Federal troops from Ft Monroe are sent to Ft Pikens

Event
1861

Arsenal at Augusta, Ga seized by Confederacy

Event
1862

Romania principality arises under King Alexander Cuza

Event
1862

Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)

Birth
1862

James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33

Death
1864

Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54

Death
1864

Stephen Gardner Champlin, brig-general (Union), dies at about 36

Death
1874

Arthur Shomburg, famous African

Birth
1874

Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov," premieres in St Petersburg

Event