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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1841

James Clark Ross (UK) is 1st to enter pack ice near Ross Ice Shelf

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1846

Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)

Birth
1848

Ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73

Death
1848

Khristo Botev, hero of Bulgarian revolt against Turkey, poet

Birth
1850

Theodoor Verstraete, Flemish painter/etcher

Birth
1850

Calif Exchange opens

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1854

Steamship San Francisco wrecked-300 die

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1855

King Camp Gillette, inventor (safety razor)

Birth
1856

Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67

Death
1858

Gustaf af Geijerstam, Swedish author (Boken om Lillebror)

Birth
1858

Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91

Death
1859

DeWitt B Brace, inventor (spectrophotometer)

Birth
1859

1st steamboat sails, Red River

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1860

St John Nepomucene Neumann, 1st male US saint, dies

Death
1861

250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft Sumter

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1861

Alabama troops seize Forts Morgan and Gaines at Mobile Bay

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1862

Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81

Death
1871

Frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer

Birth
1874

Joseph Erlanger, doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)

Birth
1875

Charles Garnier's new Opera opens in Paris

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1875

President Grant sends federal troops to Vicksburg, Miss

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1876

Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)

Birth
1880

Nicolai Karlovich Medtner, composer

Birth
1881

Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer

Birth
1887

1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University

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