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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1862

-Jan 17th) Battle of Ft Hindman, AK (Arkansas Post)

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1862

Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson occupies Bath

Event
1862

Battle of Helena, AK

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1863

4 wheeled roller skates patented by James Plimpton of NY

Event
1864

Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75

Death
1869

Percy Pitt, composer

Birth
1872

Edmund Rumpler, Austria, auto/airplane builder

Birth
1874

Sven Fleuron, writer

Birth
1874

Josef Suk, Czech violinist/composer (Asrael)

Birth
1877

Cornelius Vanderbilt, US robber baron, dies at 82

Death
1877

Gibson Gowland, England, actor (Blind Husbands, Phantom of the Opera)

Birth
1878

Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs and Other Stories)

Birth
1880

Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies

Death
1881

Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)

Birth
1881

Johannes Brahms' "Academic Festival Overture" premieres, Breslau

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1883

Max F Eastman, US, critic/essayist (Masses)

Birth
1883

Johanna Westerdijk, botanist/Neth 1st female prof (Utrecht, 1917-52)

Birth
1883

Ontario Rugby Football Union (forerunner of CFL) forms

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1883

Nicolas Ledesma, composer, dies at 91

Death
1884

Last sighting of an eastern cougar (Ontario)

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1885

Dr W W Grant of Iowa, performs 1st appendectomy (on Mary Gartside, 22)

Event
1885

Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29

Death
1886

Ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77

Death
1887

Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF)

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1888

Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)

Birth