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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1889

Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)

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1890

Alfred G Jodl, German Wehrmacht general/chief of staff

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1890

Mosa Pijade, Yugoslavia, MP (communist)

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1891

Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies

Death
1893

Manuel Palau Boix, composer

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1893

US pres Cleveland grants amnesty to Mormon polygamy

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1894

Wesley La Violette, composer

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1894

France ratifies Duple Alliance with Russia

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1895

Lourens G M Baas Becking, Dutch botanist/resistance fighter

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1896

Everett McKinley Dirkson, (Sen-R-Ill)

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1896

Andr‚ Aim‚ Ren‚ Masson, French Surrealist artist (Labyrinth)

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1896

Following Mormon abandonment of polygamy, Utah admitted as 45th state

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1896

AFL charters Actors' National Protective Union, NYC

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1898

Roger Vuataz, composer

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1898

Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73

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1898

1st installment of William Dean Howell's "Life and Letters" appears

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1902

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick v England at the MCG

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1903

Ram¢n Ernesto Cruz Ucl‚s, Honduras president (1971-72); overthrown

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1903

Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49

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1903

W H M "Dicky" Richards, cricketer (score 4 and 0 in Test for S Af), dies

Death
1903

Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)

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1904

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1

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1904

Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US

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1905

Sterling Holloway, Cedartown Ga, actor (Waldo-Life of Riley)

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1906

South Africa beat England by one wicket, their 1st Test win

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