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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1851

Eberhard Nestle, German ori‰ntalist/biblical scholar

Birth
1851

Great Exhibition opens in Chrystal Palace London

Event
1852

Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter

Birth
1853

Argentina adopts it's constitution

Event
1854

Amsterdam begins transferring drinking water out of the dunes

Event
1857

William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy

Event
1858

Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer

Birth
1859

Bohuslav Jeremias, composer

Birth
1859

Willem J Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat

Birth
1861

Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry

Event
1862

Marcel Pr‚vost, French publisher/writer (Les demis-vierges)

Birth
1862

Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans

Event
1862

Anthony G Kr”ller, entrepreneur/govt advisor/husband of Helene Mller

Birth
1863

Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars and Bars"

Event
1863

Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29

Death
1863

Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)

Event
1863

Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi

Event
1863

Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers

Event
1864

Wilderness campaign

Event
1864

Atlanta campaign, GA

Event
1864

-8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)

Event
1866

American Equal Rights Association forms

Event
1867

Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration

Event
1867

Howard University chartered

Event
1869

?, colt reported killed by a meteorite near New Concord Ohio

Death