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 This day in History - January 24
352 Historic Events for January 24
1874

Gen J van Swieten conquerors Kraton Atjeh, after 1000's die

Event
1875

Camille Saint-Sa‰ns' "Danse Macabre," premieres

Event
1880

Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar)

Birth
1883

Friedrich von Flotow, German baron/composer, dies at 70

Death
1883

Estelle Winwood, [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)

Birth
1884

Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75

Death
1885

Martin R Delany, politician and black nationalist, dies at 72

Death
1888

Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)

Birth
1888

Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)

Birth
1888

Henry King, US, director (Jesse James, 12 O'Clock High)

Birth
1891

Walter Model, German fieldmarshal

Birth
1891

Max Ernst, German/French surrealist painter/sculptor

Birth
1892

battle at Mengo, Uganda: French missionaries attack Brit missionaries

Event
1895

Hans Fischb”ck, Austria, Finance minister (Nazi-occupied Holland)

Birth
1895

Eugen Roth, writer

Birth
1895

Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Der Halbe Mensch)

Birth
1899

Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan

Event
1899

Belgium govt of Vandenpeereboom forms

Event
1900

Newcastle Badminton Club, world's oldest, forms in England

Event
1900

Battle at Tugela-Spionkop, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

Event
1901

Simon Hassler, composer, dies at 68

Death
1901

1st games played in baseball's American League

Event
1901

Emily Hobhouse view lord Kitcheners concentration camp at Bloemfontein

Event
1902

Denmark sells Virgin Islands to USA

Event
1902

Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist

Birth