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 This day in History - March 13
412 Historic Events for March 13
1822

Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet

Birth
1832

Alberto Randegger, composer

Birth
1835

Charles Darwin departs Valparaiso for Andes crossing

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1837

Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/min of Foreign affairs, dies at 66

Death
1839

Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55

Death
1846

Friedrich Hebbel's "Maria Magdalena," premieres in K”nigsberg

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1850

Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer

Birth
1852

Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the NY Lantern weekly

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1855

Percival "Percy" Lowell, US astronomer (predicted discovery of Pluto)

Birth
1858

Maximilien Luce, French painter

Birth
1859

Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)

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1860

Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Windisch-Gr„z Austria, composer

Birth
1861

Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers

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1862

Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer

Birth
1865

US Confederate Congress calls on black slaves for field service

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1868

Senate begins Pres Andrew Johnson impeachment trial

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1869

Arkansas legislature passes anti-Klan law

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1872

Oswald Garrison Villard, American journalist

Birth
1875

Maria E G "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane)

Birth
1878

Oxford defeats Cambridge in their 1st golf match

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1879

Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60

Death
1881

Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated at 62

Death
1881

Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer

Birth
1883

Enrico Toselli, composer

Birth
1884

Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926)

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