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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1835

Liberty Bell cracks (again)

Event
1836

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Saint-Helena

Event
1836

Joseph Chamberlain, British minister of Commerce/Colonies

Birth
1838

Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles)

Birth
1838

Arabs attack Jewish community of Safed

Event
1839

John D Rockefeller, US capitalist/founder (Standard Oil)

Birth
1844

Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)

Birth
1849

St Paul's Place in the Bronx named

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1851

Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete)

Birth
1853

Commodore Matthew Perry sails his frigate Susquehanna into Tokyo Bay

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1857

Rudolf Dellinger, composer

Birth
1859

F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60

Death
1861

CS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory

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1861

Skirmish at Florida, MI - A rebel encampment is attacked and dispersed

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1862

Odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret

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1863

Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65

Death
1867

K„the Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)

Birth
1869

William V Moody, US poet (Death of Eve, Faith Healer)

Birth
1870

Congress authorizes registration of trademarks

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1870

Gov Holden of NC declares Casswell County in a state of insurrection

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1870

John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79

Death
1870

Marie C of Zeggelen, Dutch novelist (Koloniaaltje)

Birth
1871

Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam)

Birth
1871

Clement Harris, composer

Birth
1876

White terrorists attack Black Republicans in Hamburg SC, killing 5

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