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 This day in History - March 9
370 Historic Events for March 9
1841

US Supreme Court rules Negroes are free (Amistad Incident)

Event
1842

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco," premieres in Milan

Event
1844

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

Event
1848

Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer

Birth
1849

Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor," premieres

Event
1850

Alexandre Luigini, composer

Birth
1858

Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox

Event
1859

Richard Engl„nder, [Peter Altenberg], Austria, author (Lebensabend)

Birth
1860

1st Japanese ambassador arrives in SF en route to Washington

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1861

Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000

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1862

"Monitor" (Union) and "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads

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1864

Ulysses S Grant is appointed commander of Union Army

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1865

Margaret Murray Washington, wife of Booker T/head (NACW 1896..1918)

Birth
1868

The opera "Hamlet" premieres in Paris

Event
1870

Theodore Labarre, composer, dies at 65

Death
1873

Royal Canadian Mounted Police founded

Event
1874

Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer

Birth
1875

Martin Fallas Shaw, composer

Birth
1877

Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemist

Birth
1877

Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author (Neth Spectator), dies at 58

Death
1881

Ernest Bevin, British minister of Labour/Foreign affairs

Birth
1881

Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician

Birth
1882

False teeth patented

Event
1883

Umberto Saba, writer

Birth
1885

Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, baseball player

Birth