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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1904

L‚on N H Jungschl„ger, head of military intelligence (Neth-Indies)

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1904

B‚la Bart¢k's symphony "Kossuth," premieres

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1904

E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)

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1905

Anna Blaman, [Johanna P Vrugt], Dutch writer (Wife and Friend)

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1905

Charles de Trooz, Belgian literary (Le Magister et Ses MaŒtres)

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1905

John O'Hara, Pottstown Penn, novelist (Appointment at Samarra)

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1905

1st auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A G MacDonald, Daytona Beach

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1905

Carroll Wright appointed 1st US Commissioner of Labor

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1906

R W Bonham, founder (International Braille Chess Association)

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1906

Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter

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1906

Benjamin Frankel, composer

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1908

Ren‚ Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934)

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1909

Miron Grindea, literary editor

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1909

Foley Newns, British colonial administrator

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1910

Herbert Ashworth, CEO (Nationwide Building Society)

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1911

A G Ogston, president (Trinity College-Oxford)

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1911

Congress names SF as Panama Canal opening celebration site

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1911

Christina Foyle, book seller

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1913

Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)

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1913

Don Hutson, NFL end (Packers)

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1913

Hector Iglesias Villoud, composer

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1914

Louis Osman, architect/artist/goldsmith

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1914

Jersey Joe Walcott, heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52)

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1914

Carey Lofton, Blountsville Fla, actor (Skinner-Troubleshooters)

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1915

John Profumo, president (Toynbee Hall)

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