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 This day in History - March 7
378 Historic Events for March 7
1822

Victor Masse, composer

Birth
1824

Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto," premieres in Venice

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1827

Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

Birth
1831

John Bratton, [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brig Gen

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1832

Orlando Metcalfe Poe, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895

Birth
1833

Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German author, dies at 61

Death
1835

HMS Beagle returns from Concepci¢n to Valparaiso

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1837

Henry Draper, Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)

Birth
1841

Olegario V¡ctor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de c¢ndores)

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1842

Anne CAI van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist

Birth
1842

Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61

Death
1843

1st Catholic governor in US, Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office

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1844

Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist

Birth
1847

US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico

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1848

In Hawaii, Great Mahele (division of lands) signed

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1849

Luther Burbank, Lancaster, Mass, horticulturist

Birth
1850

Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850

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1850

Tom s G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)

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1851

Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends

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1852

Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law

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1854

Charles Miller patents 1st US sewing machine to stitch buttonholes

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1856

Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)

Birth
1857

Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs

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1857

Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)

Birth
1858

Nikolai Artzibushev, composer

Birth