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 This day in History - November 9
342 Historic Events for November 9
1835

Emile Gaboriau, author (father of French detective novels)

Birth
1837

Alfred Holmes, composer

Birth
1837

Gerrit Jan van Heek, textile factory/politician

Birth
1841

[Albert] Edward VII, king of England (1901-10)

Birth
1848

Post office at Clay and Pike opens

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1848

Robert Blum, German MP (Liberal), executed

Death
1850

Lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist

Birth
1853

Origin of Carrington rotation numbers for rotation of Sun

Event
1854

Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer

Birth
1854

Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres

Event
1857

Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published

Event
1858

1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra

Event
1861

1st documented Canadian football game (at U of Toronto)

Event
1861

Battle of Piketon, Ky

Event
1862

John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32

Death
1862

US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him

Event
1864

1st export of goods from Burrard Inlet, BC to a foreign country

Event
1864

Sherman issues preliminary plans for his "March to the Sea"

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1865

Conf Gen Lee surrenders to Union Gen Grant at Appomattox

Event
1868

Andrea d' Angeli, composer

Birth
1868

Emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish author (Wrakken)

Birth
1869

Marie Dressler, [Leila M Koerber], Ontario, actress (Caught Short)

Birth
1871

Florence Sabin, scientist/1st woman to graduate from Johns Hopkins

Birth
1872

Fire destroys nearly 1,000 buildings in Boston

Event
1874

Israel Bak, created 1st Hebrew printing press, dies

Death