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Historical Events in January 1765

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Jan 11 Frisia bans Voltaire's "Traité sur la tolérance"

Enlightenment Philosopher Voltaire
Enlightenment Philosopher
Voltaire

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Jan 16 Charles Messier catalogs M41 (galactic cluster in Canis Major)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Astronomer
Charles Messier