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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1832

New England Anti-Slavery Society organizes (Boston)

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1832

Gustave Dor‚, Strasbourg Fr, illustrator (Inferno, Ancient Mariner)

Birth
1835

Martin K„hler, Germany, theologist

Birth
1838

Max Bruch, K”ln (Cologne), Germany, composer

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1838

Samuel Morse made 1st public demonstration of telegraph

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1839

2 day storm off Irish and English coast immortalized as "Big Wind"

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1842

4,500 British and Indian troops leave Kabul, massacred before India

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1842

Clarence King, mining engineer (geologist)

Birth
1850

Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist (New Era)

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1850

Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha)

Birth
1854

Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft, fictional detective (via Arthur Conan Doyle)

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1856

Giuseppe Martucci, composer

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1857

Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn

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1859

Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order and progress)

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1861

NYC mayor proposes NY become a free city, trading with N and S

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1861

Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola

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1861

Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer

Birth
1864

Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)

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1867

Georges Martin Witkowski, composer

Birth
1868

Vittorio Monti, composer

Birth
1872

Alexander N Scriabin, Moscow, hallucinogenic composer (Prometheus)

Birth
1873

Karl Straube, German organist/conductor

Birth
1873

US Congress begins investigating Cr‚dit Mobilier scandal

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1873

Pope Pius IX encyclical "On the Church in Armenia"

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1878

Carl Sandburg, US, poet/biographer of Lincoln (The People, Yes)

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