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This Week in History: Jan. 29-Feb. 4: Writer H.L. Mencken, the 'Sage of Baltimore,' died at age 75

This Week in History: Jan. 29-Feb. 4: Writer H.L. Mencken, the 'Sage of Baltimore,' died at age 75

On Jan. 29, 1956, editor-essayist H.L. Mencken, the “Sage of Baltimore,” died at age 75. (Baltimore Sun files)

Jan. 29, 1820: Britain's King George III died at Windsor Castle.

Jan. 29, 1845: Edgar Allan Poe's poem “The Raven” was first published in the New York Evening Mirror.

Jan. 29, 1958: Actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were married in Las Vegas.

Jan. 29, 1964: Stanley Kubrick's nuclear war satire “Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” premiered in New York, Toronto and London.

Jan. 30, 1815: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in agreeing to purchase the...

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