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 This day in History - January 9
389 Historic Events for January 9
1876

Hans Bethge, writer

Birth
1878

Victor Emmanuel II, king of Sard (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78), dies at 57

Death
1879

Don Joaquin BF Espartero, fieldmarshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86

Death
1879

Kirland Warbler discovered on Andros Island in Bahamas

Event
1879

Cheyenne prisoners led by Dull Knife revolt at Ft Robinson

Event
1879

John Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist

Birth
1880

6' (1.8 meters) of snow falls in Seattle in 5 days

Event
1881

Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)

Birth
1881

Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)

Birth
1886

Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer, dies at 73

Death
1890

Karel Capek, Czech, writer (R U R); coined the word "robot"

Birth
1890

Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panther Tiger and Co)

Birth
1891

August Gailit, Estonia, writer (Ekke Moor)

Birth
1893

Mohara, Arab ivory/slave trader, dies in battle and is eaten

Death
1894

Georges Feydeau's "Un … la Patte," premieres in Paris

Event
1894

Henryk Stazewski, Polish abstract painter/graphic artist

Birth
1894

"Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" released in movie theaters

Event
1897

Luis Gianneo, composer

Birth
1898

Gracie Fields, [Stansfield], England, music hall/vaudeville performer

Birth
1898

Vilma Banky, Budapest Hungary, silent screen actress (Eagle, Rebel)

Birth
1900

Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer

Birth
1901

NSW (918) defeat S Australia (157 and 156) by innings and 605

Event
1901

Chic Young, cartoonist (Blondie)

Birth
1902

Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian lawyer/Interior minister, dies at 66

Death
1902

Jose Maria Escriv  de Balaguer y Alb s, Spanish priest (Opus Dei)

Birth