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 This day in History - December 7
333 Historic Events for December 7
1862

Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde)

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1862

Battle of Prairie Grove, AR

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1862

Battle of Hartsville, TN

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1863

Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Forest King)

Birth
1863

Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer/fascist (Cavalleria Rusticana)

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1863

John Ebenezer West, composer

Birth
1864

Skirmish at Ebenezer Creek/Cypress Swamp, Georgia

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1867

Rudolf Viole, composer, dies at 42

Death
1868

Jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1

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1872

HMS Challenger sets sail on 3«-year world oceanographic cruise

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1872

Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)

Birth
1873

Willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia)

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1875

Natives Sons of the West organized

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1876

NY Mutuals and Phila A's expelled from NL for not completing sked

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1876

Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)

Birth
1877

Thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone

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1878

Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)

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1879

Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)

Birth
1881

Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51

Death
1882

Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW and Aussie opening bat 1909-26)

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1885

49th Congress (1885-87) convenes

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1887

Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)

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1888

Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist

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1888

Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st pres of Amer Newspaper Guild

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1888

Joyce Cary, Anglo-Irish (male) writer (House of Children)

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