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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1829

Adolf Mllner, writer, dies

Death
1838

Iowa Territory is organized

Event
1840

Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter/etser

Birth
1842

Carl PG von Linde, German engineer/physicist (Linde-proc‚d‚)

Birth
1842

Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician

Birth
1847

Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)

Birth
1856

Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist, dies at 76

Death
1859

Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada

Event
1861

Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer

Birth
1863

Eduard David, German undersecretary (constitution of Weimar)

Birth
1864

-12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)

Event
1864

Confederate warship CSS Alabama runs into harbor of Cherbourg

Event
1864

300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf washed away in storm

Event
1864

Richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)

Birth
1864

Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)

Event
1864

Battle at Cynthiana Kentucky: Gen Hobsons unit caught

Event
1864

Battle of Laurel Hill, WV

Event
1865

Jan H Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam)

Birth
1867

Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)

Birth
1870

1st-stone Amstel Brewery opens in Amsterdam

Event
1874

Richard Stohr, composer

Birth
1876

Alfred L Kroeber, Hoboken NJ, author (Anthropologist looks at History)

Birth
1876

Republicans pick Rutherford B Hayes as presidental candidate

Event
1878

DC is given a new govt by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974)

Event
1879

Roger P Bresnaham, hall of fame catcher/manager

Birth