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 This day in History - April 29
375 Historic Events for April 29
1855

Edmund van der Straeten, composer

Birth
1855

Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) [OS]

Birth
1856

Peace between England and Russia

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1857

Frantisek Ondricek, composer

Birth
1857

Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)

Birth
1857

US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio (SF)

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1860

Lorado Taft, US, sculptor (Black Hawk)

Birth
1861

Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union

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1862

100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss

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1862

New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War

Event
1862

Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer

Birth
1863

Battle of Chancellordville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern)

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1863

William Randolph Hearst, publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)

Birth
1864

Charles-Julien Brianchon, math (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80

Death
1864

-30] Skirmish at Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas

Event
1871

Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)

Birth
1871

John Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75

Death
1872

Eyvind Alnaes, composer

Birth
1873

Alida J M Tartaud-Klein, actress/stage star (Rotterdam Stage)

Birth
1879

Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)

Birth
1882

Hendrik N Werkman, painter/printer/resistance fighter (Hot printing)

Birth
1885

Wallingford Riegger, Albany Georgia, composer (Bacchangle)

Birth
1885

Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Rasende Reporter)

Birth
1886

1st public Dutch electricity opens

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1888

Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha

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