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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1915

Thomas Merton, France, Trappist monk/poet/essayist (7 Storey Mt)

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1915

William Crosbie, artist

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1915

Bobby Hackett, Providence RI, trumpeteer/orch leader (Air Time '57)

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1915

1st (German) poison gas attack, against Russians

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1915

Garry Moore, [Thomas Garrison Morfit], Balt, host (I've Got a Secret)

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1916

Dutch Girl Guides form

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1916

Ciro D Crown, premier of Dutch Antilles (1968-69)

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1916

Frank A Parker, tennis champ (US Open-1944)

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1916

Violet Cane, statistician

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1917

Erich Geiringer, general practitioner campaigner

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1917

Jose Maceda, composer

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1917

Germany notifies US that U-boats will attack neutral merchant ship

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1919

Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st black major league baseball player (Dodgers)

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1919

Lord Lowry

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1919

Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79

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1920

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, at Howard University, incorporates

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1920

Robert Hersant, press baron

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1920

1st Ukrainian daily newspaper in US (NYC) begins publication

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1920

Patrick Heron, painter

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1920

Joe Malone, Qu‚bec Bulldogs, sets NHL record with 7 goals in a game

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1920

Stewart L Udall, St Johns Ariz, US Secretary of Interior (1961-69)

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1921

Carol Channing, Wash, actress (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly)

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1921

John Agar, Chicago, actor (Fort Apache, Sands of Iwo Jima)

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1921

Mario Lanza, Phila, actor/singer (Great Caruso, Toast of New Orleans)

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1922

William Sylvester, Oakland Calif, actor (2001, Gorgo, Gemini Man)

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