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This Day in History: January 23

This Day in History: January 23 1803  Arthur Guinnesss dies, Irish brewer and founder of the Guinness brewery. 1832  French painter Édouard Manet born. His first significant painting was ‘The Absinthe Drinker.’ 1862  Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa brought 1,400 varieties of grapevines from Europe to California, after the phyloxera blight destroyed much of Europe’s vineyards. […]