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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1782

Frantiszek Tucek Scigalski, composer

Birth
1782

Daniel-Fran‡ois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer (Fra Diavolo)

Birth
1783

Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus) [NS=Feb 9]

Birth
1784

Ferdinand Ries, composer

Birth
1788

Australia Day

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1798

Henry Neele, London, poet

Birth
1801

Johannes Bernardus van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer (Felix Meritis)

Birth
1802

John Beckley of Virginia appointed 1st Librarian of Congress

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1803

James Outram, Bulterley Hall Derbyshire, general

Birth
1810

Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician

Birth
1814

Johann G Fichte, German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre), dies at 51

Death
1820

George III, king of Great-Britain (1760-1820), dies at 81

Death
1821

Isaac Ferdinand Quinby, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1891

Birth
1823

Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1824

Karl von Perfall, composer

Birth
1824

Louise MC countess of Albany, Henegouws salon owner, dies at 71

Death
1834

Pres Jackson orders 1st use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute

Event
1836

Benjamin Franklin Potts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1887

Birth
1836

James Meech Warner, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1837

Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel

Death
1839

Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood

Event
1843

William McKinley, Niles Ohio, (R) 25th pres (1897-1901)

Birth
1845

Edgar Allen Poe's "Raven" 1st published (NYC)

Event
1848

Sicily accepts new Constitution (choose parliament/freedom of press)

Event
1850

Lawrence Hargrave, inventor (box kite)

Birth