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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1850

Francis Jeffrey, Baron Jeffrey, judge/literary critic, dies

Death
1850

1st German-language daily newspaper in US published, NYC

Event
1852

Frederick Corder, composer

Birth
1852

Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)

Birth
1855

Arthur Hervey, composer

Birth
1855

G‚rard de Nerval, [Labrunie], French poet/writer, dies at 46

Death
1861

Louisiana becomes 6th state to secede

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1862

Lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive McClellan ignores order

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1863

54th Regiment (Black) infantry forms

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1863

War Dept authorizes Mass governor to recruit black troops

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1870

Virginia rejoins US

Event
1870

Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67

Death
1871

Warner Fabian, [Samuel H Adams], US journalist/writer (Average Jones)

Birth
1871

British Rugby Union forms

Event
1871

US income tax repealed

Event
1875

Electric dental drill is patented by George F Green

Event
1877

Kees van Dongen, Netherland, French painter

Birth
1878

R A Schr”cker, writer

Birth
1878

A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of S African cricket)

Birth
1879

Ludovicus H [Lode] Baekelmans, Flemish (stage)author (Tille)

Birth
1880

Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, general (WW II), he did return!

Birth
1881

Union of Baptists Communities forms in Foxholl

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1882

France govt of Gambetta falls

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1884

Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)

Birth
1884

1st Dutch Wagner version of Elizabeth aria

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