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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1835

Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile

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1836

James Patrick Major, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

Birth
1842

1st edition of London Illustrated News

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1845

Utrecht-Arnhem Railway opens

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1846

Pieter W A Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18)

Birth
1846

Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch lib politician/founder (Social Weekly newspaper)

Birth
1847

Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41

Death
1853

Gail Borden patents her process for condensed milk

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1862

Adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents chronograph

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1863

Battle of Jackson, MS

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1863

Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46

Death
1864

Battle of Reseca, GA -Atlanta-

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1864

William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies

Death
1864

Eleanor Everest Freer, composer

Birth
1867

Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)

Birth
1870

Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69

Death
1870

Zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski, composer

Birth
1874

1st admission charge at a football game, Harvard beats McGill 3-0

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1874

Harvard beats U of McGill (Montreal) in football, 3-0

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1877

John Roberts, composer, dies at 54

Death
1878

Vaseline is 1st sold (registered trademark for petroleum jelly)

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1881

Ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)

Birth
1883

Julian Eltinge, Mass, vaudeville star/greatest female impersonator

Birth
1883

Jan Olieslagers, Belgian aviation pioneer (Antwerp Devil)

Birth
1884

Anti-Monopoly party forms in US

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