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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
1819

Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine

Birth
1821

Tommaso Sogner, composer, dies at 58

Death
1825

Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters)

Birth
1831

Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer

Birth
1834

Jan Neruda, Czech writer/poet (Povidky Malostransk‚)

Birth
1835

St Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France

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1839

Carl Baermann, composer

Birth
1841

Carl Christian Lumbye, composer

Birth
1842

Notary Stamp Law passes

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1843

Washington Allston, US painter/author, dies at 63

Death
1845

Jacob earl of Rechteren/Appeltern, gov of Gelderland, dies at 57

Death
1846

Capt Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (SF) for US

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1850

B b, [Bah '¡ prophet] executed in Tabriz Iran

Death
1850

Sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism

Death
1850

Zachary Taylor, 12th pres (1849-50), dies in White House at 65

Death
1852

Fire destroys 1,100 construction sites in Montreal Canada and no one die

Event
1853

Adm Perry and US Navy visit Japan

Event
1855

Johann P Zilcher, German composer

Birth
1856

Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)

Birth
1856

Nikola Tesla, Croatia, electrical engineer/inventor (Tesla Coil)

Birth
1857

Frederik II W, grandduke of Baden (1907-18)

Birth
1858

Franz Boas, anthropologist/linguist (Mind of Primitive Man)

Birth
1860

Temperature hits 115øF in Ft Scott and 112øF in Topeka Kansas

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1862

Gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky

Event
1863

R Morgan's: Indiana [->JUL 13]

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