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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1734

Robert Morris, merchant (signed Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1734

Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer

Birth
1741

Theodor Gotlieb von Hippel, East Prussian author/mayor of K”ningsberg

Birth
1750

Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)

Birth
1759

Fran‡ois Devienne, composer

Birth
1778

Franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)

Birth
1779

Charles Messier adds M57 (Ring Nebula in Lyra) to his catalog

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1784

Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer

Birth
1787

Louis Angely, German, comedy writer (Sieben M„dchen in Uniform)

Birth
1788

[Bonnie Prince] Charles E Stuart, English pretender, dies at 67

Death
1788

Charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67

Death
1788

Francesco Zannetti, composer, dies at 50

Death
1797

Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony)

Birth
1798

Karl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer

Birth
1802

Jan C J van Speijk, Dutch naval hero

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1804

J¢zsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic

Birth
1804

British vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Cura‡ao

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1810

Daniel Ruggles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

Birth
1812

John Randolph Tucker, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1883

Birth
1813

Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam, physician/pharmacist/social activist

Birth
1817

Antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia)

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1817

Franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau," premieres in Vienna

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1818

William Raine Peck, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1871

Birth
1828

Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35

Death
1830

James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight"

Birth