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 This day in History - June 4
415 Historic Events for June 4
1833

Garnet Joseph, 1st viscount Wolseley soldier

Birth
1838

Servaas Daems, [Peeter Klein], Flemish writer (Lute and Flute)

Birth
1845

Mexican-US war starts

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1846

Josef Sittard, music writer

Birth
1850

Empire Engine Company No 1 organized

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1850

Self deodorizing fertilizer patented in England

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1850

Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange, dies at 74

Death
1862

Confederates evacuate Ft Pillow, Tenn

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1863

Edmond R H Regout, Dutch industrialist/politician

Birth
1864

Nassau William Senior, British economist

Birth
1867

Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)

Birth
1868

Van Bosse/Fock govt begins

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1869

Boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Vlaanderen

Birth
1870

4th Belmont: W Dick aboard Kingfisher wins in 2:59«

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1872

Johan R Thorbecke, literature/liberal premier, dies

Death
1872

Stanislaw Moniuszko, composer, dies at 53

Death
1873

1st contract workers of British-Indies Co arrives in Suriname

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1875

Pacific Stock Exchange opens

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1875

Eduard M”rike, German vicar/poet/writer (Peregrina), dies at 70

Death
1876

Abdl-Aziz, 32nd sultan of Turkey (1861-76), dies at 46

Death
1876

Robert Dower, cricketer (1 Test S Africa v England 1898, scored 0 and 9)

Birth
1877

Heinrich Wieland, German chemist (bile acids-Nobel 1927)

Birth
1878

Frank N D Buchman, US theologist (Moral Rearmament)

Birth
1878

Cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes

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1879

Theodor Haecker, German cultural philosopher (ist der Mensch?)

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