January 31st

 

 

 

January 31, 1797

Franz Schubert is born. He was one of the most important Austrian composers and leading figures of  the early Romantic era, with 600 lieder, 9 symphonies, operas and many more.

 

 

 

 

January 31, 1929

The Soviet Union exiles Leon Trotsky.

 

 

 

 

January 31, 1937

Philip Glass is born. He is an American music composer who describes himself as classicist.

 

 

 

 

January 31, 1963

The Beach Boys record Surffin’USA.

 

 

January 31, 1990

The first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union opens  in Moscow.

 

 

January 31, 2004

Alessia di Matteo, a 7 month old baby from Italy recieves 8 new organs in a single transplant  operation. The operation was made at Jackson Memorial Hospital and she received  a new  liver, stomach, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, spleen and two kidneys.The lead  surgeon was Dr. Andreas Tzakis.

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