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 This day in History - January 28
449 Historic Events for January 28
1878

Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

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1878

George W Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator

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1878

1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)

Event
1878

Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)

Birth
1880

Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (Engld wicket-keeper before and after WW I)

Birth
1880

Mary Boland, Phila, US, comedienne/actress (Ruggles of Red Gap)

Birth
1881

Battle at Laing's Neck Natal: Boers beat superior powered British

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1884

Jean Felix Piccard, Switzerland, scientist/explorer (balloonist)

Birth
1884

Auguste Piccard, Switzerland, scientist/explorer (balloonist)

Birth
1884

Lucien H d'Azambuja, France, astronomer (chromosome of sun)

Birth
1886

Artur Rubinstein, L¢dz Poland, pianist

Birth
1887

England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever

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1887

Lily Theresa Strickland, composer

Birth
1891

Camille Melloy, [Paepe], Belgian poet (Parfum des Buis)

Birth
1891

Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer

Birth
1892

Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor (Love Parade)

Birth
1893

Edward Mcdowell's "Hamlet and Ophelia," premieres in Boston

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1893

Elliot Griffis, composer

Birth
1895

Fran‡ois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85

Death
1896

Joseph Barnby, composer, dies at 57

Death
1897

Valentin Katayev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled)

Birth
1898

Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74

Death
1898

Vittorio Rieti, composer

Birth
1898

Wies Moens, Flemish writer/nazi

Birth
1899

American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress

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