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 This day in History - April 7
311 Historic Events for April 7
1841

Alfred Cogniaux, Belgian botanicus

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1847

J P Jacobsen, writer

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1851

Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer

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1858

Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch socialist politician (SDAP)

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1859

Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)

Birth
1860

W K Kellogg, a real corn flake

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1860

Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe

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1862

Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls

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1863

Battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter

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1865

Battle of Farmville VA

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1869

David Grandison Fairchild, US, botanist/explorer, brought plants to US

Birth
1870

Joseph Ryeland, Belgian composer/Baron

Birth
1870

Gustav Landauer, German socialist

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1872

William Monroe Trotter, famous African

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1878

C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)

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1878

Jozef C Bittremieux, Flemish theologist (Virgin and Mother of God)

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1882

Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)

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1882

Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)

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1884

Charles Dodd, English new testament authority

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1884

Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch politician/resistance fighter

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1888

Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG)

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1889

Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Desolaci¢n, Tenderness/Nobel 1945)

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1890

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, environmentalist (1st Lady of Everglades)

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1891

Nebraska introduces 8 hour work day

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1893

Irene Castle, dancer (leader in anti-vivisection movement)

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