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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1831

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)

Birth
1832

Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

Birth
1833

Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader

Birth
1836

Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

Birth
1842

Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung

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1844

Friedrich Nietzsche, Germany, philosopher/anti-semite (šbermensch)

Birth
1846

Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether

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1851

George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)

Birth
1852

Wilhelm Posse, composer

Birth
1856

R G Nivelle, French military man

Birth
1858

John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ (1882-92)

Birth
1858

Frank Valentine Van der Stucken, composer

Birth
1859

Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet (Salmos do Prisoneiro)

Birth
1860

11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard

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1863

Cliff House opens in SF (1st of many on site)

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1864

Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri

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1865

Andr‚s Bello, Venezuelan poet (Alocuci¢n), dies at 83 [or 10/16]

Death
1865

Walther Amelung, German archaeologist

Birth
1866

Great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses

Event
1874

Child labor law takes 12 year olds out of work force

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1874

Otallo Morales, composer

Birth
1877

45th Congress (1877-79) convenes

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1878

Paul Reynaud, premier France (May-June 1940)

Birth
1878

Edison Electric Light Company incorporated

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1879

Sara Allgood, Dublin Ireland, actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup)

Birth