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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1861

People of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union

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1861

US Sanitary Commission is given executive approval

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1862

Valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia

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1865

Joseph Paxton, designer (Crystal Palace), dies

Death
1865

Tristanderl und Zusholde, premieres

Event
1867

Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)

Birth
1869

Ives W McGaffey of Chicago patents 1st vacuum cleaner (it sucks)

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1870

Johann Gottlob Topfer, composer, dies at 78

Death
1871

Satank, Kiowa indian chief, shot to death

Death
1872

Congress endorses penny post card

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1876

George Sand, French author (Indiana, Consuelo), dies at 71

Death
1878

12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43«

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1881

Prospero Bisquertt, composer

Birth
1882

16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43

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1884

Henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51

Death
1886

1st Civil Rights Act passes

Event
1888

Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer

Birth
1888

Guëmundur J¢nsson Kamban, Icelandic writer (Sk lholt)

Birth
1889

Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG)

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1889

Cable Cars begin service in LA

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1889

Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54

Death
1889

Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)

Birth
1892

Homer A Plessy refuses to go to segregated RR car (Plessy v Ferguson)

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1894

Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist (Ogelala)

Birth
1896

1st car is stolen

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