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 This day in History - October 11
363 Historic Events for October 11
1835

Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), died in 1900

Birth
1837

Samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71

Death
1839

Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88

Death
1841

Freidrich Hegar, composer

Birth
1844

Henry John Heinz, founded prepared-foods company (57 varieties)

Birth
1850

Louisa Maria, queen of Belgium (1832-50)/wife of Leopold I, dies at 38

Death
1861

Battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)

Event
1863

Xavier Henry Napoleon Leroux, composer

Birth
1863

Skirmish at Rheatown/Henderson's Mill, Tennessee

Event
1864

Slavery abolished in Maryland

Event
1865

Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Mot Karnaval)

Birth
1865

Pres Johnson paroles CSA VP Alexander Stephens

Event
1868

Thomas Edison patents his 1st invention: electric voice machine

Event
1869

Gordon Frederic Norton, composer

Birth
1871

Great Chicago Fire is finally extinguished after 3 days, 300 killed

Event
1872

Harlan Fiske Stone, NH, Supreme Court (1925-41) Chief Justice (41-46)

Birth
1873

Toronto Argonaut Football Club 1st game losing to U of Toronto

Event
1875

Stefan O Iosif, Romania, poet (Beautiful Irine)

Birth
1876

G von Le Fort, writer

Birth
1877

John Parsons Beach, composer

Birth
1881

David Houston patents roll film for cameras

Event
1881

Stark Young, US critic/writer (So Red the Rose)

Birth
1882

Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)

Birth
1882

Robert Nathaniel Dett, composer

Birth
1883

Archibald T Davison, composer

Birth