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 This day in History - February 24
426 Historic Events for February 24
1836

D niel Berzsenyi, Hungarian poet, dies at 59

Death
1838

Thomas Benton Smith, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1923

Birth
1839

Steam shovel patented by William Otis, Philadelphia

Event
1842

Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer

Birth
1843

[Joaquim] The¢filo F Braga, Portuguese poet/author/politician

Birth
1846

Luigi Denza, composer

Birth
1848

Frans van Campenhout, Belg singer/composer (Braban‡onne), dies at 69

Death
1848

Johanna C P Barbiers, actress (Voddenraper of Paris)

Birth
1848

C Grant B Allen, Canadian writer (Woman Who Did)

Birth
1848

King Louis-Philippe abdicates, 2nd French republic declared

Event
1852

George A Moore, Ireland, painter/novelist (Esther Waters)

Birth
1854

Franz Courtens, Flemish painter (Golden Rain)

Birth
1855

US Court of Claims forms for cases against govt

Event
1857

1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt

Event
1857

LA Vineyard Society organized

Event
1858

Arnold Dolmetsch, Le Mans, musician

Birth
1860

Daniel Berkeley Updike, printer/publisher/writer (Printing Types)

Birth
1862

Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72

Death
1863

Forrest's raid on Brentwood, Tennessee

Event
1863

Arizona Territory created

Event
1864

-Feb 25] Battle of Tunnel Hill, GA (Buzzard's Roost)

Event
1866

Arthur Pearson, Wookey Somerset England, newspaper proprietor

Birth
1868

1st US parade with floats (Mardi Gras-Mobile Alabama)

Event
1868

House of Reps vote 126 to 47, to impeach President Andrew Johnson

Event
1871

Th‚odore Caruelle d'Aligny, French painter/etcher, dies at 73

Death