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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1907

George Bernard Shaw's "Don Juan in Hell," premieres in London

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1908

Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian

Birth
1908

Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70

Death
1908

Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover

Birth
1910

L‚on Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies

Death
1912

Smallest earth-moon distance this century, 356,375 km center-to-ctr

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1913

Alfred von Schlieffen, Prussian general-field marshal, dies at 79

Death
1913

Malietoa Tanumafili II, King of West-Samoa (1962- )

Birth
1914

Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)

Birth
1914

Jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession)

Birth
1914

Redjƒizade M Ekrem, Turkish poet/writer, dies at about 66

Death
1914

Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84

Death
1915

1st elected Jewish governor, Moses Alexander, takes office in Idaho

Event
1915

Trans-Caucausus Russian defeat Turkish troops

Event
1916

Robert Parrish, Columbus Ga, director (Casino Royale)

Birth
1916

Catherina Elisabeth "Tootje" Vreede, portrait painter

Birth
1917

Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire

Birth
1919

Al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)

Birth
1919

Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)

Birth
1920

Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits

Event
1920

1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes

Event
1920

William Egan Colby, CIA director (Nixon)

Birth
1920

Benito P‚rez Gald¢s, Spanish writer (Gloria), dies at 76

Death
1920

Benito Perez Galdos, Spanish writer (Fortunata y Jacinta)

Birth
1921

Eugene O'Neill's "Diff'rent," premieres in NYC

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