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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1863

Joe Coburn KOs Mike McCoole for US boxing title in 63rd round

Event
1863

Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs)

Birth
1863

Battle of Tupelo, MS

Event
1864

Battle of Wilderness, VA (Germanna Ford, Wilderness Tavern)

Event
1864

Alexander Hays, US Union-general-major, dies in battle at 44

Death
1864

John Marshall Jones, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 43

Death
1864

Battle between Confederate and Union ships at mouth of Roanoke

Event
1864

Atlanta Campaign-5 days fighting begins at Rocky Face Ridge

Event
1864

Campaign in Northern Georgia - Chattanooga GA to Atlanta GA

Event
1864

Leroy A Stafford, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 42

Death
1865

Felicjan Szopski, composer

Birth
1865

1st US train robbery (North Bend Ohio)

Event
1867

Nellie Bly, [Elizabeth Cochran Seaman], journalist

Birth
1867

Thomas Tertius Noble, composer

Birth
1869

Hans Erich Pfitzner, Moscow Russia, composer (Krakquer BegrĀs)

Birth
1871

Alberto Cametti, composer

Birth
1874

Dutch 2nd Chamber passes child labor law

Event
1875

Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71

Death
1879

Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)

Birth
1881

Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine

Event
1883

Petar Konjovic, composer

Birth
1883

Leopold Samuel, composer

Birth
1883

Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball's Hall of Fame

Birth
1884

Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35)

Birth
1885

Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State)

Birth