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 This day in History - January 25
393 Historic Events for January 25
1911

Julia Frances Smith, composer

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1912

Lucius E Burch Jr, US lawyer/civil rights leader

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1913

Witold Lutoslawski, Warsaw Poland, composer (Jeux V‚nitiens)

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1915

Alexander Graham Bell in NY calls Thomas Watson in SF

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1915

Transcontinental telephone service inaugurated (NY to SF)

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1915

Michael Duane, educationalist

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1915

Giordano, Sardou and Moreau's opera "Madame Sans Gˆne" premieres in NYC

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1916

Montenegro surrenders to Austria-Hungary

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1917

Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies

Death
1918

Russia declared a republic of Soviets

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1918

Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol)

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1919

Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)

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1919

Edwin Newman, NYC, newscaster/journalist/author (NBC-TV, Comment)

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1919

Founding of League of Nations, 1st meeting 1 year later

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1920

Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35

Death
1921

Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author

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1921

Karel Cap‚k's "RUR," premieres in Prague

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1921

Alfred Reed, composer

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1921

Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, composer, dies at 43

Death
1922

Raymond Baxter, British TV host/author (Fast Lady)

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1922

Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer

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1923

Eva Zeller, writer

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1923

NVV donates Ÿ100,000 to mine workers of Ruhrgebied

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1924

1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France

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1924

Lou "The Toe" Groza, AAFC, NFL tackle, kicker (Cleve Browns)

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