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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1936

Billboard magazine publishes its 1st music hit parade

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1936

Grimmett becomes world record wicket taker with no 190 v S Afr

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1937

R Surendranath, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in 11 Tests early 60s)

Birth
1937

Grace Bumbry, St Louis, mezzo-soprano (Venus in Tannh„user)

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1937

Dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait)

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1938

Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)

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1939

Jon Appleton, composer

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1939

Hermann Goering appoints Reinhard Heydrich head of Jewish Emigration

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1939

Frieda Wunderlich elected 1st woman dean of a US graduate school

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1940

Anthony Skooter Teague, Texas, actor (How to Succeed in Business)

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1940

Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59

Death
1940

Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)

Birth
1941

J”rg Rem‚, German/Dutch painter/graphic artist

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1941

Maureen Reagan, 1st daughter (Ronald Reagan)

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1941

John Bennett Perry, Williamstown Mass, singer/actor (Falcon Crest)

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1941

Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81

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1941

Resistance fighters counter d'Estienne d'Orves/Jan Doornik, 1st meet

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1941

Sergey Rachmaninov's "Symphonie Dances," premieres in Philadelphia

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1942

John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)

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1942

Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly to Florida

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1942

Rogers Hornsby is 14th player selected to the Hall of Fame

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1942

Leon Jessel, composer, dies at 70

Death
1942

NFL Pro Bowl: Chi Bears beats NFL All-Stars 35-24

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1943

Thomas Mann completes his tetralogy, "Joseph and His Brothers"

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1943

Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)

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