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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1806

Explorer Zebulon Pike sights Pikes Peak (Colorado)

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1812

Eagle Fokke Simonsz, writer (Year 3000), dies at about 57

Death
1813

Allied troops occupies Groningen

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1813

Tax revolt in Amsterdam

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1814

Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1815

Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer, dies at 65

Death
1815

John Banvard, NYC, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas)

Birth
1816

Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1824

Series of fires kills 10 (Edinburgh Scotland)

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1826

Dutch Business Me gets monopoly on opium trade in Java/Madura

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1827

Creek-indians lose all their property in US

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1829

Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic (Akbar)

Birth
1831

Vincenc Masek, composer, dies at 76

Death
1832

Jean Baptiste Say, French economist, dies at 63

Death
1832

Felix Mendelssohn's "Reformation," premieres

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1835

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Tahiti

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1836

Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1896

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1837

Isaac Pitman introduces his steno system

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1840

Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [NS=11/27]

Birth
1842

Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43

Death
1845

Opera "Maritana" is produced (London)

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1848

P Rossi, Italian, murdered

Death
1849

1st US poultry show opens in Boston

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1862

Gerhart Hauptmann, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912)

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1862

Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer

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