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 This day in History - July 30
361 Historic Events for July 30
1836

1st English newspaper published in Hawaii

Event
1837

Elon John Farnsworth, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Birth
1838

Eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal)

Birth
1839

Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad

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1844

1st US yacht club organized, NY Yacht Club

Event
1845

Jacob C van Marken, Dutch philantropist/CEO (Calv‚-Delft)

Birth
1856

Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor (Life of A Smith)

Birth
1857

Thorstein Veblen, US, economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899)

Birth
1863

Pres Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner for every black prisoner shot

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1863

George Crockett Strong, US Union gen-mjr, dies of injuries at 29

Death
1863

Henry Ford, Dearborn Township Mich, auto maker (Ford)

Birth
1864

Confederate troops attack Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in fire

Event
1864

Battle of Chambersburg, PA - burned by Union forces under McCausland

Event
1864

Battle of the Crater: Gen Burnsides fails on attack of Petersburg

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1865

Pope Pius IX visits Suriname

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1865

George Wright, US Union brig-general, dies at 61

Death
1866

Race riot in New Orleans

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1868

Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist

Birth
1870

Staten Island ferry "Westfield" burns, killing 100

Event
1872

Clementine, Princess of Belgium, wife of Prince Napoleon Bonaparte

Birth
1874

1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Phila in British Isles

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1875

James William Tate, composer

Birth
1878

Russian assault on Plevna Turkey, 7,300 Russian casualties

Event
1878

German anti-semitism begins during the Reichstag election

Event
1880

Robert Rutherford McCormick, US, editor/publisher (Chicago Tribune)

Birth