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January 1, 1879 in History

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Person of interestE. M. Forster

E. M. Forster, English writer and novelist (Howards End, Passage to India), born in Marylebone, Middlesex (d. 1970)

Writer and Novelist E. M. Forster
Writer and Novelist
E. M. Forster
  • Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)
  • Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life & Work of Sigmund Freud)
  • William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)
1879 in History