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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1810

Robert A Schumann, Zwickau Saxony Germany, composer (FantastiestĀcke)

Birth
1812

Spyridon Xyndas, composer

Birth
1813

David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891

Birth
1814

Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48

Death
1814

Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister and Hearth)

Birth
1815

39 German states unite under Act of Confederation

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1821

John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1821

Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)

Birth
1824

Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec

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1824

James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies

Birth
1824

William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Birth
1829

John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)

Birth
1829

1st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London, opens in Liverpool

Event
1831

Sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75

Death
1834

HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn

Event
1834

George Garrett, composer

Birth
1837

Jan Kleczynski, composer

Birth
1837

Moriz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf)

Birth
1845

Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th pres (1828-37), dies at 78

Death
1846

Battle at Gwanga: British troops beat Bantu

Event
1847

Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)

Birth
1849

Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument)

Birth
1856

Pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island

Event
1856

Natalia Janotha, composer

Birth
1858

Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor

Birth