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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1830

Dutch King Willem I fires him displeasing parliament members

Event
1830

Hans von Blow, Dresden, pianist/virtuoso conductor/musical writer

Birth
1830

Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Major Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1882

Birth
1831

Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71

Death
1833

Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established

Event
1836

Fannie M Jackson, pioneer and educator, 1st US Black woman college grad

Birth
1836

Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch/British painter/husband of Laura Epps

Birth
1838

1st telegraph message sent using dots and dashes (NJ)

Event
1838

Rebellion at Amherstburg, Ontario breaks out

Event
1842

Dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft

Event
1842

Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71

Death
1846

Albert Cahen, composer

Birth
1846

William Wallace Gilchrist, composer

Birth
1848

Austrian soldiers kill 10 students, Pavia

Event
1851

G‚rard Leman, Belgian count/general

Birth
1853

1st US bronze equestrian statue (of Andrew Jackson) unveiled, Wash

Event
1856

Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, Calif

Event
1857

Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC

Event
1858

Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48

Death
1859

Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist, dies at 50

Death
1860

Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa

Birth
1862

Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday and Co)

Birth
1863

Paul Scheerbart, [Bruno Kfer], German writer (The Seasnake)

Birth
1864

Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83

Death
1865

Sen Everett Dirksen introduces a bill to make marigold the natl flower

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