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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
1834

Henrietta (Hetty) Green, financier (Witch of Wall Street)

Birth
1834

Joseph Jackson Bartlett, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1893

Birth
1837

Thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times

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1840

Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia

Birth
1847

Steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200

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1848

Alfred de Musset's "Andr‚ del Sarto," premieres in Paris

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1848

Cincinnati Turngemeinde founded

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1849

Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin," premieres in Vienna

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1851

D‚sir‚ J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal

Birth
1852

Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer

Birth
1852

Duke U, founded in 1838 as Union Institute chartered as Normal College

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1853

Hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt (1914-17)

Birth
1854

Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22)

Birth
1861

Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet

Birth
1863

Arthur Quiller-Couch, [Q], editor (Oxford Book of English Verse)

Birth
1863

Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis (Poppenhuis)

Birth
1863

Joseph Mayseder, composer, dies at 74

Death
1864

-22] Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia

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1865

Shaw University forms in Raleigh NC

Event
1867

Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist

Birth
1870

Stanley Jackson, cricketer (captain of England, governor of Bengal)

Birth
1870

Karel J Erben, Czech poet (Ruiker), dies at 69

Death
1870

Joe Darling, cricketer (Australian lefty batsman at turn of century)

Birth
1871

Panayot Pipkov, composer

Birth
1871

Moses F Gale patents a cigar lighter (NYC)

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