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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
1859

Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)

Birth
1860

Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, 1st wife of Woodrow Wilson

Birth
1862

Arthur Schnitzler, Austria, playwright/novelist (La Ronde)

Birth
1862

Gen Benjamin F Butler delegates "Woman Order" of NO to be his whores

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1862

-May 17] Battle of Princeton WV

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1862

Battle of Drewry's Bluff (Ft Darling), Virginia

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1862

Confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London

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1862

Union Grounds, Brooklyn, 1st baseball enclosure, opens

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1862

Department of Agriculture created

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1864

Battle of New Market, Virginia

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1864

Skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign)

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1865

Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion)

Birth
1868

Dutch Govt of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls

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1869

National Woman Suffrage Assn forms

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1872

Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87

Death
1873

Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Romania, dies at 53

Death
1873

Nikolay N Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs [NS]

Birth
1876

2nd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Swim aboard Vagrant wins in 2:38¬

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1878

Francisco Pujol, composer

Birth
1880

Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)

Birth
1882

May Laws-Czar Alexander III bans Jews from living in rural Romania

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1883

Italy signs military treaty with Austria-Hungary and Germany

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1883

Stanley Robert Marchant, composer

Birth
1885

Canadian M‚ti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan

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1886

Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55

Death