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 This day in History - January 25
393 Historic Events for January 25
1875

Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79

Death
1877

Congress determines presidential election between Hayes-Tilden

Event
1880

Francis George Scott, composer

Birth
1881

Emil Ludwig, German biographer (Diana, Son of Man)

Birth
1881

Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer

Birth
1882

Peter Singer, composer, dies at 71

Death
1882

Bilu, a Russian Zionist organization, forms

Event
1882

Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse)

Birth
1884

Edward Kilenyi, composer

Birth
1885

A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)

Birth
1885

Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres

Event
1886

Wilhelm Frtw„ngler, Berlin Germany, conductor/composer

Birth
1887

Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)

Birth
1889

Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer

Birth
1890

United Mine Workers of America forms

Event
1890

Nellie Bly beats Phileas Fogg's time around world by 8 days (72 days)

Event
1890

National Afro-American League forms in Chicago

Event
1891

Dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Britian, actress (Cleopatra)

Birth
1891

William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador to USSR

Birth
1894

James J Corbett KOs Charley Mitchell in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1896

Frederic Leighton, President of the Royal Academy (1878-96), dies

Death
1896

John Moores, British gambling magnate/multi-millionaire

Birth
1896

Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68

Death
1898

Joachim Wach, German/US philosopher/sociologist (Understanding)

Birth
1899

Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces)

Birth