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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1811

Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Coriolan), dies

Death
1813

Alberto Mazzucato, composer

Birth
1821

Peru declares independence from Spain (National Day)

Event
1825

William Duncan Smith, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth
1830

Revolution in France replaces Charles X with Louis Philippe

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1833

James Henry Lane, Brig General (Confederate Army) [or Jun 22 1814]

Birth
1835

Jose Garcia Robles, composer

Birth
1837

Christian Barnekow, composer

Birth
1837

John Ross, composer, dies at 73

Death
1838

Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62

Death
1842

C Brentano, writer, dies at 63

Death
1844

Gerard Manley Hopkins, England, poet (Windhover)

Birth
1849

Memmon is 1st clipper to reach SF, 120 days out of NY

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1849

Charles Albert, King of Sardinia (1831-49), dies

Death
1850

Stefano Pavesi, composer, dies at 71

Death
1851

Total solar eclipse captured on a daguerreotype photograph

Event
1858

William Herschel of the Indian Civil Service in India

Event
1858

Nadar takes 1st airborne photo (in a balloon)

Event
1858

1st use of fingerprints as a means of identification is made by

Event
1859

Balington Booth, founder (Volunteers of America)

Birth
1862

Confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo

Event
1863

James Deshler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 30

Death
1864

Samuel Benton, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 44

Death
1864

2nd day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia

Event
1864

Battle of Atlanta GA (Ezra Church)-second sortie US700 CS4642

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