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Importance of 19th January in History

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1998
Death of Carl Perkins, American guitarist .
United States
1983
Klaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal, was arrested in Bolivia .
Germany
1983
Apple announced the ‘Lisa’, the first commercial personal computer to have a graphical user interface and mouse.
United States
1883
The first electric lighting system to utilise overhead wires began operating in Roselle, New Jersey – built by Thomas Edison.
United States
1809
Birth of Edgar Allan Poe, American writer, poet, editor and literary critic
United States
1807
19 Robert E. Lee born 1807 (died 1870). Confederate general in the American Civil War
United States
1643
Battle of Braddock Down
Great Britain
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