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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1814

Wilhelm Ernst, violinist/composer

Birth
1814

Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer

Birth
1814

George Joseph Vogler, composer, dies at 64

Death
1825

Joseph Bailey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

Birth
1829

Phoebe Ann Coffin, 1st female ordained minister in New England

Birth
1830

Guido Gezelle, Flemish priest/poet

Birth
1833

John Deere makes 1st steel plow

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1835

1st edition of NY Herald (price 1›)

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1836

Christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer, dies at 78

Death
1838

Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer

Birth
1840

1st postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain)

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1841

John Thomson, composer, dies at 35

Death
1843

Grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah

Birth
1844

Johan Thorbecke argue general right to vote

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1848

Otto Tank ends slavery in Suriname colony

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1849

Wyatt Eaton, artist

Birth
1851

Linus Yale patents Yale-lock

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1851

Dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine"

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1851

New slave regulations go into effect in Suriname

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1851

SF Chamber of Commerce starts

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1852

Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer, dies at 75

Death
1853

1st major US rail disaster kills 46 (Norwalk, Connecticut)

Event
1856

Robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)

Birth
1856

Sigmund Freud, Austria, cigar smoker, father of psychology

Birth
1856

William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies

Death