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 This day in History - February 21
407 Historic Events for February 21
1814

Nicolo Gabrielli, composer

Birth
1815

Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor

Birth
1817

Jos‚ Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)

Birth
1821

Charles Scribner, US, music publisher (Scribner Catalog)

Birth
1828

1st American Indian newspaper in US, "Cherokee Phoenix," published

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1829

Johnson Hagood, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

Birth
1831

Eduard Rappoldi, composer

Birth
1836

Emil Hartmann, composer

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1836

Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer

Birth
1836

L‚o Delibes, Saint-Germain-du-Val France, ballet composer (Copp‚lia)

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1837

Rosal¡a de Castro, Spanish writer (Canteres Gallegos, Follas Novas)

Birth
1842

Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85

Death
1842

1st known sewing machine patented in US, John Greenough, Wash DC

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1844

Charles-Marie Widor, Lyons France, composer/prof (Paris Conservatory)

Birth
1846

1st US woman telegrapher, Sarah G Bagley, Lowell, Mass

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1852

Nikolai Gogol, Russian playwright (Dead Soles), dies

Death
1852

[James] Burner Matthews, US playwright/critic (NY Times)

Birth
1853

US authorizes minting of $3 gold pieces

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1855

Alice Freeman Palmer, educator (Hall of Fame)

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1856

Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam)

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1857

US issues flying eagle cents

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1857

Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)

Birth
1857

Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US

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1858

Edwin T Holmes installs 1st electric burglar alarm (Boston, Mass)

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1861

Navaho indians elect Herrero Grande as chief

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