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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1821

Christopher Columbus Augur, Major General (Union volunteers)

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1824

Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician

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1826

Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer

Birth
1830

Camille Pissaro, Danish Antillean/French painter (impressionism)

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1832

Pres Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US

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1833

Lucius Eugene Polk, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

Birth
1834

James A McNeill Whistler, US/British painter (Whistler's Mother)

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1835

Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist/composer (Souv de Moscou)

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1838

Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43

Death
1839

Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61

Death
1846

Elisabeth F”rster-Nietzsche, German writer (Young Nietzsche)

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1847

Urbain J J Leverrier and John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel

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1850

VP Fillmore becomes pres following Zachary Taylor's death

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1851

Louis-Jacques-Mand‚ Daguerre, French painter (daguerreotypie), dies

Death
1852

Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister

Birth
1856

Nikola Tesla, Yugoslavia, physicist, developed alternating current

Birth
1858

Karl Flodin, composer

Birth
1861

Lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia and says Union troops will not enter that state

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1862

US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad

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1863

Battle of Charleston, SC (Morris Island) [->SEP 06]

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1863

Battle of Jackson, MS - captured by federals [->JUL 16] US1000 CS1339

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1863

Paul Jones Semmes, US businessman/Confederate brig-general, dies at 48

Death
1863

Clement Clarke Moore, ('Twas the Night Before Xmas), dies at 83

Death
1865

Jan "Pa" van der Steur, Dutch philanthropist (Steurtjes)

Birth
1866

Indelible pencil patents by Edson P Clark, Northampton, Mass

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