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 This day in History - July 15
400 Historic Events for July 15
1812

Benno Adam, animal painter

Birth
1815

Napoleon surrendered and is later exiled on St Helena

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1815

Napoleon Bonaparte captured

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1817

John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway)

Birth
1818

Heinrich Esser, composer

Birth
1830

3 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk and Fox, signs a treaty giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri

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1839

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, politician/poet, dies

Death
1840

England, Russia, Austria and Prussia signs Quadruple Alliance

Event
1848

Vilfredo F D Pareto, Italian economist/sociologist

Birth
1849

Moritz Heuzenroeder, composer

Birth
1850

Francesca Xavier Cabrini, [Mother Cabrini], 1st US saint

Birth
1850

John Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's

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1854

Wincenty Studzinski, composer, dies at 39

Death
1856

Natal forms as a British colony separate from Cape Colony

Event
1856

Margaretha J de Neufville, author (The Kidnap), dies at 81

Death
1856

Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)

Birth
1857

Carl Czerny, Austrian pianist/composer, dies at 66

Death
1862

CSS Arkansas vs USS Cardondelet and Queen of the West engage at Yazoo R

Event
1862

David Emanuel Twiggs, US Confederate gen-mjr (Monterrey), dies at 72

Death
1863

Pres Davis orders service duty for confederate army

Event
1864

Marie Tempest, [Marie Susan Etherington], actress (Yellow Sands)

Birth
1864

Troop train loaded with Confederate prisoners collided with a coal train killing 65 and injuring 109 of 955 aboard

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1865

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe

Birth
1865

Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian, dies at 55

Death
1867

SF Merchant's Exchange opens

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