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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1835

Felix Draeseke, composer

Birth
1840

Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands

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1841

Nicolaas Petrovic Njegos, king of Montenegro (1910-18)

Birth
1849

Edgar Allen Poe, poet (Raven), dies in Balt at 40

Death
1849

James Whitcomb Riley, US, poet (Raggedy Man)

Birth
1854

Christiaan R de Wet, South Africa, Boer General (Nicholsonsnek)

Birth
1856

Cyrus Chambers Jr patents folding machine that folds book and newspapers

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1864

-Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA

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1864

John Gregg, US judge/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 36

Death
1864

Naval Engagement at Bahia Harbor Brazil-CSS Florida vs USS Wachusett

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1864

Alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle

Death
1866

Heinrich Federer, Switz, writer (Das letzte Stndlein des Papstes)

Birth
1866

Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children

Birth
1868

Cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens

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1868

Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895)

Birth
1870

L‚on Gambetta flees Paris in balloon

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1870

Uncle Dave Macon, entertainer

Birth
1871

16-hour fire injures 30 of Chicago's 185 firefighters

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1879

Joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr

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1879

Germany and Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant

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1879

Joseph Bovet, composer

Birth
1880

Jaime Pahissa, composer

Birth
1882

1st World Series (game 2), Chicago (NL) beats Cincinnati (AA) 2-0

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1885

Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)

Birth
1886

Johannes B Tielrooy, Dutch literary (Chateaubriand)

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