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 This day in History - June 14
383 Historic Events for June 14
1841

1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario

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1844

Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist

Birth
1846

California (Bear Flag) Republic proclaimed in Sonoma

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1846

Belgian Liberal Party forms

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1846

California declares independence from Mexico

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1847

Robert von Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner

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1850

Fire destroys part of SF

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1854

Frederik Rung, composer

Birth
1855

Robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)

Birth
1856

Andrey Markov, Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)

Birth
1861

Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance

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1863

Battle of 2nd Winchester, Virginia

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1864

Leonidas Polk, general, killed in action in Battle of Pine Mt

Death
1864

Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay

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1864

Alois Alzheimer, Germany, psychiatrist/pathologist (Alzheimer Disease)

Birth
1864

US Union warship USS Kearsarge appears at Cherbourg

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1865

Auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer

Birth
1868

Karl Landsteiner, Austria, immunologist/pathologist (Nobel 1930)

Birth
1870

All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer 1st loss in 130 games

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1873

Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92

Death
1874

Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour)

Birth
1876

California Street Cable Car Railroad Co gets its franchise

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1876

1st player to hit for cycle (George Hall, Phila Athletics)

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1880

14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47

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1881

Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass)

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