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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1854

Juliusz Zarebski, composer

Birth
1857

Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer

Birth
1858

Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist (founder NV Royal Salt Industries)

Birth
1859

Arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery

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1861

Territories of Nevada and Colorado created

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1862

Opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris

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1863

Confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister Georgia

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1864

-Mar 3rd] Skirmish at Albemarle County Virginia (Burton's Ford)

Event
1864

-Mar 4th) Raid at Kilpatrick's Richmond

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1865

Arthur Symons, Welsh poet/critic/co-founder (Savoy)

Birth
1865

Wilfred Grenfell, England, medical missionary

Birth
1866

Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet [OS=2/16]

Birth
1871

2nd Enforcement Act gives federal control of congressional elections

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1874

Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range)

Birth
1875

Viliam Figus, composer

Birth
1876

John Alden Carpenter, Chicago Illinois, composer (Sea Drift)

Birth
1876

Charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53

Death
1877

Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer

Birth
1878

US congress authorizes large-size silver certificate

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1879

"Exodus of 1879" southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation

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1882

Geraldine Farrar, US soprano/actress (Story of American Singer)

Birth
1882

1st US college cooperative store opens, at Harvard U

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1882

Jos‚ Vasconcelos, Oaxaca M‚xico, politician/essayist/philosopher

Birth
1882

Richard Heinrich Stein, composer

Birth
1883

1st US vaudeville theater opens (Boston)

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