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 This day in History - January 25
393 Historic Events for January 25
1829

William Shield, composer, dies at 80

Death
1834

Pablo Hernandez Salces, composer

Birth
1835

Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris

Event
1835

Opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris

Event
1839

Seldon Connor, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1917

Birth
1841

John Arbuthnot Fisher, Ceylon, 1st Baron Fisher/admiral of the fleet

Birth
1844

Frederick E Kitziger, composer

Birth
1844

Recontre between Reps Weller and Shriver, US House of Representative

Event
1851

Arne Garborg, Norwegian playwright (Bondestudentar)

Birth
1851

Sojourner Truth addresses 1st Black Women's Rights Convention (Akron)

Event
1851

Jan Blockx, Belgium, opera composer (Sea Bride princess of Herberg)

Birth
1854

Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bednost ne Porok," premieres in Moscow

Event
1855

Dorothy Wordsworth, writer, dies at 83

Death
1856

Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers and Indians

Event
1858

Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer

Birth
1858

Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" 1st played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia

Event
1860

Charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33)

Birth
1863

Battle of Kinston, NC

Event
1863

General Joseph Hooker replaces Burnside as head of Army of Potomac

Event
1865

CSS Shenandoah arrives in Melbourne, Australia

Event
1866

Emile Vandervelde, leader of Belgian BWP party

Birth
1870

Soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows

Event
1874

Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop

Birth
1874

[William] Somerset Maugham, Paris, novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage)

Birth
1875

Anti-slavery society forms (NY)

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