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 This day in History - July 14
388 Historic Events for July 14
1857

Maytag, inventor (washing machine)

Birth
1858

Emmeline Pankhurst, England, found (Women's Social and Political Union)

Birth
1861

Gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops

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1861

Naval Engagement at Wilmington NC - USS Daylight establishes blockade

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1862

Gustav Klimt, Austria, Art Nouveau painter

Birth
1862

Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD

Birth
1863

Jews of Holstein Germany granted equality

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1863

Battle of Falling Waters, MD (Beaver Creek)

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1864

Gold is discovered in Helena, Mont

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1865

Annie Jones, Virginia, bearded lady

Birth
1865

Whymper, Hudson, Croz, Douglas and Hadow 1st to climb Matterhorn

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1865

1st ascent of Matterhorn

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1868

Gertrude M L Bell, British archaeologist (Desert and The Sown)

Birth
1868

Alvin J Fellows patents tape measure

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1869

Owen Wister, US, novelist (Virginian)

Birth
1873

Ferdinand David, Dutch violinist/composer, dies at 63

Death
1874

'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914)

Birth
1874

Andr‚ Debierne, French chemist/physicist (Actinium)

Birth
1877

General strike brings US railroad to a stand still

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1880

Donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)

Birth
1883

Alexandru Zirra, composer

Birth
1884

Charles Meldrum Daniels, Dayton Oh, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1904, 08)

Birth
1890

Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City)

Birth
1891

Henry Oscar, London England, actor (Saint in London)

Birth
1891

John T Smith patents corkboard

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