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 This day in History - January 25
393 Historic Events for January 25
1899

Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies

Death
1900

Mildred Dunnock, Balt, actress (Baby Doll, Nun's Story)

Birth
1900

Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukraine, genetist/writer (Mankind Evolving)

Birth
1901

Eric Brown, architect

Birth
1902

Gerard P M Knuvelder, Dutch literature historian (Vocation, Kitty)

Birth
1902

Aleksandr Skriabin's 2nd Symphony in C premieres in St Petersburg

Event
1903

"Sleepy" John Estes, rocker

Birth
1904

J M Synge's "Ruders to the Sea," premieres in Dublin

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1904

Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)

Birth
1904

G‚za Frid, Hungarian/Dutch composer/pianist

Birth
1904

179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania

Event
1905

Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa

Event
1906

Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78

Death
1906

Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70

Death
1906

Del Valle Inclans "El Marqu‚s de Bradomin," premieres in Madrid

Event
1907

Julia Ward Howe is 1st woman elected to Natl Inst of Arts and Letters

Event
1908

John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp

Event
1908

Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)

Birth
1908

W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)

Birth
1909

Richard Strauss' premier of "Elektra" in Dresden

Event
1910

Hendrik Willem Hans Osieck, composer

Birth
1910

Children initiate idea of planting trees in Jerusalem

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1910

Harold Watkinson, politician/businessman

Birth
1910

1st stumping by a 12th man in Tests (N C Tufnell, SAf v Eng)

Event
1910

L‚on Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75

Death