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 This day in History - January 30
445 Historic Events for January 30
1798

Rep Matthew Lyon (Vt) spits in face of Rep Roger Griswold (Ct) in US House of Representatives, after an argument

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1800

US population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)

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1804

Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River

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1806

Prussia takes possession of Hanover

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1814

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian glass painter

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1815

Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 vols

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1816

Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver/cartoonist/art collector, dies at 74

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1816

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894

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1818

Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears"

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1820

Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)

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1822

John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brig General (Union volunteers)

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1827

Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer, dies at 53

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1829

Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910

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1830

James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs

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1834

Lord Avebury, [John Lubbock], British banker/politician

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1835

Richard Lawrence misfires at Pres Andrew Jackson in Washington DC

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1835

Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904

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1838

Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail

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1841

Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914

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1844

Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)

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1846

Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)

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1847

Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco

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1853

Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)

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1853

Emperor Napoleon III marries Eug‚nie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman

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1854

1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast

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