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 This day in History - October 5
384 Historic Events for October 5
1823

Feliks Jaronski, composer

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1830

King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army

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1830

Chester Alan Arthur, Fairfield Vt, (R) 21st Pres (1881-85)

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1833

Charles Darwin moves with Parana to Santa Fe Bajada Argentina

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1833

Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1915

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1836

George Washington Gordon, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1911

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1837

Hortense de Beauharnais, French queen of Neth (1806-10), dies at 54

Death
1840

Fran Gerbic, composer

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1840

John Addington Symonds, Brit historian/writer (Probs in Greek Ethics)

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1858

Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of queen Victoria

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1860

Lucien LaberthonniŠre, French philosopher

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1862

Federal fleet occupies Galveston, Texas

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1862

Battle of Big Hatchie River, MS

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1863

Ludwig Borchardt, German Egyptologist

Birth
1863

Confederate sub David damages Union ship Ironsides

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1864

Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing South

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1864

Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)

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1864

Louis LumiŠre, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895

Birth
1867

Last day of Julian calendar in Alaska

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1867

Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer, dies at 67

Death
1875

Palace Hotel on Market Street, SF opens

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1875

Cyril Rootham, composer

Birth
1877

Chief Joseph surrenders, ending Nez Perc‚ War

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1878

Louise Dresser, [Kerlin], Evansville IN, actress (Maid of Salem)

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1879

John Erskine, US, poet/pianist (Private Life of Helen of Troy)

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