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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
1840

douard Vaillant, French socialist politician/communard

Birth
1841

Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer

Birth
1841

Henry Stanley, Engld, journalist/explorer (found Livingston in Africa)

Birth
1846

Battle of Allwal, Brits beat Sikhs in Punjab (India)

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1848

King of Naples grants his subjects a constitution

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1851

Northwestern University (Chicago) chartered

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1853

Jos‚ Mart¡ y Perez, Cuba, poet/essayist/politician

Birth
1855

William Seward Burroughs, NY, inventor (recording adding machine)

Birth
1858

John Brown organized raid on Arsenal at Harper's Ferry

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1860

Britain formally returns Mosquito Coast to Nicaragua

Event
1864

Battle of New Bern, NC

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1865

Pres Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners

Event
1865

Kaarlo Juho St†hlberg, 1st president of Finland (1919-25)

Birth
1868

Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer

Birth
1868

Julian Aguirre, composer

Birth
1868

Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62

Death
1869

Ozaki K“y“, Japan, novelist/essayist/haiku poet (The Heart)

Birth
1869

Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72

Death
1871

Paris surrenders to Prussians

Event
1873

Colette, writer

Birth
1873

Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57

Death
1873

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, Burgundy France, novelist (Ch‚ri, Gigi)

Birth
1873

M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)

Birth
1874

Ernst Rabel, Austrian/US law historian (Grundzge)

Birth
1875

Julian Antonio Carillo-Trujillo, composer

Birth