The Daily News | January 29

“The Raven,” by Edgar Allan Poe, published, 1845
Saturn SA-5 (US) launched, 1964
“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (the play) opened, 1910
Robert Lee Frost, poet, died, 1963
Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter, died, 1899
Kansas became the 34th US state, 1861
“The Seeing Eye” guide dog foundation organized, 1929
Hurricane in Washington and Oregon, 1921
First members of the football Hall of Fame selected, 1963
Henry Louis Mencken, US critic, died, 1956
James Francis “Jimmy” Durante, entertainer, died, 1980
UCLA won 88th straight basketball game, 1974
King George III, king during American revolution, died, 1820
King George IV became English Sovereign, 1820
Patricia Hearst’s seven year prison sentence commuted to two years, 1979
Alexander Pushkin, Russian author, died, 1837
First use of US federal troops in a labor dispute (Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad), 1834
William Allen White, US journalist, died, 1944
Brenda Spencer, San Diego student, shot 11 (2 died) because “I don’t like Mondays”, 1979
Rose Standish, wife of Myles Standish, died, 1621
First men elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Honus Wagner), 1936
Edward Lear, English artist and author, died, 1888
The American Baseball League formed (Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis), 1900
Patent issued for “motorwagen” (Carl Benz), 1886