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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
1823

1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt

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1824

US War Dept creates the Bureau of Indian Affair

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1826

Gervais-Fran‡ois Couperin, composer, dies at 66

Death
1827

Septimus Winner, composer

Birth
1832

William Ruffin Cox, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

Birth
1832

Franz Melde, German phyicist (Melde test)

Birth
1833

Fridolin Weber, composer, dies at 71

Death
1835

HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile

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1840

Edmund Kirby Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Birth
1845

John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], dies in Allen County Indiana

Death
1846

Ant¢nio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet

Birth
1850

Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)

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1851

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto," premieres in Venice

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1857

Manuel Jos‚ Quintana, Spanish author/poet (A la paz), dies at 84

Death
1860

Thomas Hastings, NYC, architect (NY Public Library)

Birth
1861

Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution

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1862

Lincoln removes McClellen as general-in-chief and makes him head of

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1862

12] Gen Stonewall Jackson evacuates Winchester Virginia Army of the Potomac. Gen Henry Halleck is named general-in-chief

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1863

Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod)

Birth
1863

Wobbe de Vries, Dutch linguist

Birth
1864

Skirmish at Calfkiller Creek (Sparta), Tennessee

Event
1865

Gen Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC

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1867

Great Mauna Loa eruption (Hawaiian volcano)

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1867

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos," premieres in Paris

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1872

Abraham van Stolk Jzn, lumber merchant/art collector

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