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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1846

Telegraph line opens between Phila and Balt

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1848

Statue of prince Willem the Silent unveiled

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1849

Danish National Day-Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy

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1852

Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, composer, dies at 45

Death
1855

Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention

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1857

Walter Woodbury and James Page open photo studio in Batavia (Djakarta)

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1861

John Garland, US Union colonel/brig-general, dies in battle

Death
1861

Federal marshals seize arms and gunpower at Du Pont works DE

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1861

Tomas Genoves y Lapetra, composer, dies at 55

Death
1862

Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)

Birth
1863

CSS "Alabama" captures "Tailsman" in Mid Atlantic

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1863

Battle of Franklin's Crossing, VA (Deep Run)

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1863

Arthur Somervell, composer

Birth
1864

William Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Conf brig-gen, dies in battle at 39

Death
1864

Battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City)

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1867

Max Friedl„nder, German art historian (Altniederl„ndische Malerei)

Birth
1868

Anselm Huttenbrenner, composer, dies at 73

Death
1869

3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04¬

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1870

Constantinople in fire; 900 die

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1872

Republican National Convention meets (Phila)

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1873

Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar

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1874

Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees - won 41 in 1904)

Birth
1875

Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens

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1875

Stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Francouzsk  Revoluce)

Birth
1876

Bananas become popular in US, at Centennial Exposition in Phila

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