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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1859

US recognizes Liberal government in M‚xico's War of Reform

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1860

Ren‚ Lalique, French jewel designer

Birth
1862

Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51

Death
1862

Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee

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1862

Albert Sidney Johnston, US Confederate general, dies in battle at 59

Death
1865

John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36

Death
1865

Battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off

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1865

Reuben B Boston, US Confederate cavalery colonel, dies in battle

Death
1865

Skirmish at High Bridge VA (Appomattox); 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off

Event
1866

Butch Cassidy, [Robert Parker], US desperado (Wild Bunch Passage)

Birth
1866

G.A.R. forms

Event
1866

Joseph Lincoln Steffens, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)

Birth
1868

Brigham Young marries his 27th and final wife

Event
1869

Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter

Birth
1869

1st plastic, Celluloid, patented

Event
1871

Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria

Birth
1874

Harry Houdini, [Erich Weiss], Hungary, famous magician/escape artist

Birth
1878

Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer

Birth
1878

Erich Mhsam, writer

Birth
1883

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Speckled Band" (BG)

Event
1883

Mien Labberton, Dutch poetress

Birth
1884

Walter Huston, Tor, actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre)

Birth
1884

Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68

Death
1885

Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer

Birth
1886

City of Vancouver BC incorporated

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