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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1814

Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet (Skanderbeku)

Birth
1817

Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter

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1817

Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter of Napoleon, dies at 63

Death
1817

Claudius Wistar Sears, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

Birth
1829

Samuel Wylie Crawford, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892

Birth
1830

Oliver Otis Howard, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1909

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1831

Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English under king of India

Birth
1833

Train derails at Hightstown NJ; 2 die

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1833

Maximilian Stadler, composer, dies at 85

Death
1834

Johann C F Z”llner, German astronoom (astro photo meter)

Birth
1837

Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women

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1838

Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas," premieres in Paris

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1842

Belgium King Leopold I proclaims child labor laws (for 1889)

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1848

Gottlob Frege, Germany, mathematician/logician (Begriffsschrift)

Birth
1849

Edward Julius Biedermann, composer

Birth
1850

Karel Komzak, composer

Birth
1854

Jean R‚ville, French vicar/theologist (Liberal Protestantism)

Birth
1861

Battle of Mount Ivy, KY

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1861

US removes Confederate officials from British steamer Trent

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1863

Ren‚ [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier (1914-15)

Birth
1864

Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as president

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1867

Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer

Birth
1870

Democratic governor elected in Tennessee

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1873

Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Span poet/comic playwright, dies at 76

Death
1876

Frank L Gillespie, Ark, founded Supreme Life Insurance Company

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