Today in History for 23rd January 2019

Historical Events

1865 – -Jan 25th) Battle of City Point, VA (James River, Trent’s Reach)
1941 – WOR-AM in Newark NJ moves to NYC
1948 – Bradman scores 201 in 272 mins v India, 21 fours 1 six
1961 – Venezuela adopts constitution
1974 – 1st edition of women’s magazine “Story”
1994 – Worldwide Day for peace in Bosnia-Hercegovina

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Famous Birthdays

1833 – John Randolph Chambliss Jr, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Greensville County, Virginia (d. 1864)
1897 – Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
1907 – Hediki Yukawa, Japanese physicist (Nobel 1949), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1981)
1929 – Patriarch Filaret (Mykhailo Denysenko) of Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate
1950 – Daniel “Danny” Federici, American rocker and musician (E Street Band), born in Flemington, New Jersey (d. 2008)
1969 – Eric Carter, Canadian CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Jesup, Georgia

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Famous Deaths

1833 – Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757)
1889 – Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (Birth of Venus), dies at 65
1996 – Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, dies at 54
1997 – Jeremy Stephen Maas, writer/art dealer, dies at 68
2006 – Chris McKinstry, Canadian scientist (b. 1967)
2017 – Lee O’Denat, American internet entrepreneur (WorldStarHipHop.com), dies of heart disease at 43

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