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 This day in History - March 23
450 Historic Events for March 23
1857

Elisha Otis' 1st elevator installed (488 Broadway, NYC)

Event
1857

Fannie Farmer, actress (namesake of a candy company)

Birth
1858

Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927)

Birth
1858

Streetcar patented (E A Gardner of Phila)

Event
1860

Horatio W Bottomley, British? journalist/swindler

Birth
1861

London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

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1862

Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German chancellor, dies at 81

Death
1862

Battle of Kernstown VA-Jackson begins his Valley Campaign

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1863

Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh

Birth
1864

Encounter at Camden AR

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1864

Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer

Birth
1865

General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC

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1867

Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over Pres Johnson's veto

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1868

U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif)

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1869

Charles Lucas, composer, dies at 60

Death
1873

Slavery abolished in Puerto Rico

Event
1876

Muirhead Bone, Glasgow Scotland, etcher/engraver of architecture

Birth
1878

Franz Schrecker, composer

Birth
1880

Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67

Death
1880

Flour rolling mill patented (John Stevens of Wisc)

Event
1881

Roger Martin du Guard, France, novelist (Les Thibault-Nobel 1937)

Birth
1881

Gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die

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1881

Boers and Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war

Event
1881

Nikolay Rubinstein, composer, dies at 45

Death
1881

Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)

Birth