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 This day in History - August 9
350 Historic Events for August 9
1834

Elias Alvares Lobo, composer

Birth
1835

Claus Nielsen Schali, composer, dies at 78

Death
1841

Erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die

Event
1842

US-Canada border defined by Webster-Ashburton Treaty

Event
1845

Xavier Mellery, Belgian painter/illustrator

Birth
1848

Barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with Free Soil Party nominateing Martin Van Buren for president

Event
1848

Austria and Sardinia sign cease fire

Event
1848

Frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies

Death
1849

Hungarian Republic crushed by Austria and Russia

Event
1854

Frederik Augustus II, king of Saxon (1836-54), dies at 57

Death
1854

Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"

Event
1855

Battle of Acapulco during Mexican Liberal uprising

Event
1859

Elevator patented

Event
1861

Wilhelm Berger, composer

Birth
1862

Berlioz' opera "B‚atrice et B‚n‚dict," premieres in Baden-Baden

Event
1862

Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)

Event
1862

Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46

Death
1862

Prelude to 2nd Manassas, Jackson is victorious at Battle of Cedar Mt, however Gen Charles S Winder is killed

Event
1864

Battle of Ft Morgan AL

Event
1869

Randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)

Birth
1874

Reynaldo Hahn, composer

Birth
1875

Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)

Birth
1875

Reynaldo Hahn, composer

Birth
1883

George Hoyt, NBA hall of fame referee (elected 1961)

Birth
1884

Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Genius against Violence)

Birth