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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1826

Ebenezer Butterick, inventor (tissue paper dress pattern)

Birth
1827

Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1890

Birth
1829

Humphry Davy, scientist/inventor (Miner's safety lamp), dies at 84

Death
1833

William Marshall, composer, dies at 84

Death
1837

Luca Fumagalli, composer

Birth
1837

Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Dutch minister/party leader (CHU)

Birth
1839

Ned Gregory, cricketer (bro of Dave, father of Syd Played 1st Test)

Birth
1840

Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Plague in Florenz)

Birth
1843

Emile Pessard, composer

Birth
1846

Albert Gy”rgy earl Apponyi, Hungarian minister of Education

Birth
1848

Wisconsin becomes 30th state

Event
1848

Battle at Curtazone: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte

Event
1849

Patent for lifting vessels granted to Abraham Lincoln

Event
1849

Lincoln says "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and of people some of time, but you can't fool all of the people all of time"

Event
1851

L‚on VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)

Birth
1852

Jindrich z Albestu Kaan, composer

Birth
1860

Isaac [Manuel F] Alb‚niz, Spanish pianist/composer (Iberia)

Birth
1861

Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army

Event
1862

Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71

Death
1864

A H Borgesius, Dutch amateur astronomer

Birth
1864

Mexican Emperor Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz

Event
1868

Fr‚deric baron d'Erlanger, French composer/banker

Birth
1869

Philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer/publisher, dies at 73

Death
1874

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, England, novelist (Man Who Made Gold)

Birth
1874

Present constitution of Switzerland takes effect

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