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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1820

US population announced at 9,638,453 (1,771,656 blacks (18.4%))

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1830

Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), died in 1865)

Birth
1832

John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

Birth
1832

US ship destroys Sumatran village in retaliation for piracy

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1832

1st appearance of cholera at Edinburgh, Scotland

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1833

James Ewell Brown "JEB" Stuart, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1833

Jos‚ M de Pereda y S nchez the Porr£a, Spanish writer (Sotileza)

Birth
1834

William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1836

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reach Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

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1838

Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)

Birth
1840

Waitangi Day; treaty signed between Britain and Maoris of NZ

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1848

Luigi Mancinelli, composer

Birth
1851

Robert Schumann's 3rd Symphony "Rhenisch," premieres in Dusseldorf

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1854

Composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine

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1859

Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45

Death
1860

Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)

Birth
1861

1st meeting of Provisional Congress of Confederate States of America

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1861

English Adm Robert Ritzroy issues 1st storm warnings for ships

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1862

Ulysses S Grant begins military campaign in Mississippi

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1862

Naval Engagement at Tenn River-USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle

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1862

Gen Ulysses S Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee

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1864

John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists)

Birth
1864

-7] Skirmish at Barnett's Ford Virginia

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1865

2nd day of battle at Dabney's Mills (Hatcher's Run)

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1865

John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33

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