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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1881

Joseph A Cushman, US, palaentologist

Birth
1881

Irving Langmuir, inventor (tungsten filament lamp/Nobel 1932)

Birth
1882

Anna Pavlova, St Petersburg Russia, ballerina/choreographer

Birth
1882

Josephus RH van Schaik, Dutch lawyer/vice-premier

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1884

Nicholas Joy, Paris France, actor (Boss Lady)

Birth
1886

Alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)

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1889

F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs and 45 wickets for England)

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1890

Adolf Bach, German language/sociologist (Deutsche Namenkunde)

Birth
1891

Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75

Death
1891

Max Drischner, composer

Birth
1892

Eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater)

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1893

"Westminster Gazette" begins publishing

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1893

Freya Stark, English explorist/author

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1894

Percy Helton, NY, actor (Jail Busters, Harbor of Missing Men)

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1895

Jos‚ Mart¡ and others leave NYC for invasion of Spanish Cuba

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1901

Boer general John Smuts and De la Rey conqueror Mud river Transvaal

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1901

Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer

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1901

Blaz Arnic, composer

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1901

Chekhov's "Three Sisters" opens at Moscow Art Theater

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1901

Winnipeg Victorias sweep Montr‚al Shamrocks in 2 for Stanley Cup

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1902

Alva Myrdal, Uppsala Sweden, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize-1982)

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1902

Jean C M Picart le Doux, France, carpet designer

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1902

Julian H Steward, US anthropologist/professor

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1903

Gardner Cowles, Iowa, publisher/founder (Look Magazine)

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1903

Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville Ala, actress (Lifeboat, Die Die Darling)

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