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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1850

Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities

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1850

Henry Clay introduces a comprise bill on slavery to US Senate

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1852

Frederick Hymen Cowen, composer

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1852

Ion Luca Caragiale, Romanian actor/playwright (O Noapte Furtunoasa)

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1854

Willem PC Knuttel, Dutch bibliographer/librarian

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1856

Victoria Cross established to acknowledge bravery

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1860

American College established in Rome by Pope Pius IX

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1860

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Tagarov Russia, playwright (Cherry Orchard)

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1861

Kansas becomes 34th state

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1862

Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)

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1863

Battle at Bear River, Washington: US army vs indians

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1864

Adolf Philipp, composer

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1864

Battle of Moorefield, WV (Rosser's Raid)

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1866

Romain Rolland, France, writer (Jean-Christophe) (Nobel 1915)

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1867

Vicente Blasco Ib ¤ez, Spain, writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)

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1869

Andrey Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer

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1871

Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri y Marco, composer

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1872

Francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina

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1873

Luigi A, duke of the Abruzzes, Italy, explorer/climber (Mt St Elias)

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1874

Robert Lach, composer

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1874

John David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist

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1876

Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer

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1876

Havergal Brian, Dresden Staffordshire, composer

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1878

Barney Oldfield, Ohio, daredevil

Birth
1879

Custer Battlefield National Monument, Mont established

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