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 This day in History - March 21
378 Historic Events for March 21
1844

Origin of Bah '¡ Era-Bah '¡ calendar starts here (Bah  1, 1)

Event
1851

Yosemite Valley discovered in California

Event
1854

Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893)

Birth
1857

Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die

Event
1857

Abraham J van der Aa, lexicographer (Biograph dictionary), dies at 64

Death
1859

Zoological Society of Philadelphia, 1st in US, incorporated

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1859

Scottish National Gallery opens in Edinburgh

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1859

1st Zoological Society incorporates (Phila)

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1860

US extradition treaty with Sweden

Event
1863

Hugo Kaun, composer

Birth
1863

Edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66

Death
1863

Naval Engagement at Havana Cuba-USS Henrick Hudson vs BR Wild Pigeon

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1864

Battle at Henderson's Hill (Bayou Rapids) Louisiana

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1865

Battle of Bentonville ends, last Confederate effort to stop Sherman

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1866

Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury, astronomer

Birth
1866

Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes

Event
1868

1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC

Event
1869

Florenz Ziegfeld, producer (Ziegfield Follies)

Birth
1869

Albert Kahn, architect, originated modern factory design

Birth
1871

Journalist Henry M Stanley begins his famous expedition to Africa

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1871

Otto von Bismarck elevated Furst

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1874

US Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House

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1878

Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer

Birth
1880

Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist

Birth
1880

Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)

Birth