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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
1830

Karoly Filtsch, composer

Birth
1830

Congress authorizes Indian removal from all states to western prairie

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1831

Eliza Ann Gardner, underground railway conductor

Birth
1833

Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer, dies at 74

Death
1836

Anton Reicha, composer, dies at 66

Death
1838

Basil Wilson Duke, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1916

Birth
1838

Thomas Busby, composer, dies

Death
1841

Giovanni Sgambati, composer

Birth
1843

Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary), dies at 84

Death
1844

Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer

Birth
1845

Fire in Quebec Canada, 1,500 houses destroyed

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1849

Princess WFLC Marianne and Albrecht of Prussia separate

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1849

Anne Bront‚, novelist, dies

Death
1851

Sojourner Truth attends Women's Rights Convention

Event
1851

Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880's)

Birth
1858

Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play," premieres in London

Event
1862

Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]

Death
1862

Henry W Slocum Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1888)

Birth
1863

Edmund Kirby Jr, Union-brig-gen, dies of injuries at 23

Death
1863

1st black regiment (54 Mass) leaves Boston to fight in Civil War

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1863

Georg Adler, German state economist

Birth
1864

Henry H Giesy, US Union-brig-general, dies in battle

Death
1865

Gerrit Grijns, Dutch physiologist (Vitamin E)

Birth
1866

Dutch govt of Zuylen van Nijevelt/Heemskerk forms

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1868

Claude Anet, [Jean Schopfer], French writer (Fille Perdue)

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