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 This day in History - June 15
439 Historic Events for June 15
1862

Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"

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1863

2nd battle at Winchester Va, ends in Federal defeat; 1350 casualities

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1864

Congress passes legislation equalizing pay for Black soldiers

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1864

Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=

Birth
1864

Robert E Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a military cemetery

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1864

Capt Mendell begins building 640m long ponton bridge over James R Va

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1864

Battle for Petersburg begins as Gen Grant assaults Confederate line

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1864

-17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia

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1865

Jakob Zeugheer, composer, dies at 61

Death
1865

Edmun Ruffin, US secessionist/writer, commits suicide

Death
1865

L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker

Birth
1865

Paul Gilson, composer

Birth
1866

Prussia attacks Austria

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1867

K Balmont, writer

Birth
1869

Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout

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1869

Albert Grisar, composer, dies at 60

Death
1869

Celluloid patented by John Wesley Hyatt, Albany, NY

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1871

Phoebe Couzins is 1st woman graduate of a US collegiate law school

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1875

Johan Peter Cronhamm, composer, dies at 72

Death
1876

Sara Spencer (R) is 1st woman to address a US presidential convention

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1876

Tsunami's after earthquake floods NE coast of Japan, kills 28,000

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1877

Henry O Flipper becomes 1st black graduate at West Point

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1878

1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground

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1878

Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)

Birth
1880

Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)

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