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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1858

1st transatlantic cable fails after less than 1 month

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1859

1st Pullman sleeping car in service

Event
1859

R C Carrington and R Hodgson make 1st observation of solar flare

Event
1861

Skirmish at Boone Court House WV and Blue Creek WV

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1861

Grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI

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1862

Battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties)

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1862

Federal tax levied on tobacco

Event
1862

Philip "Phil" Kearny, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 48

Death
1862

Oliver Tilden, of the Bronx, killed in Civil War in Virginia

Death
1862

Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]

Birth
1862

Isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44

Death
1862

Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist

Birth
1863

RR and ferry connection between SF and Oakland inaugurated

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1863

Federal troops reconquer Fort Smith Arkansas

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1863

6th Ohio Cavalry ambush at Barbees Crossroads Virginia

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1864

Roger David Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916)

Birth
1864

Battle of Petersburg VA

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1864

2nd day of battle at Jonesboro Georgia, about 3,000 casualties

Event
1864

Skirmish at Hood evacuated confederates from Atlanta GA

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1865

Joseph Lister performs 1st antiseptic surgery

Event
1866

James "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97)

Birth
1866

Last Navaho chief Manuelito, turns self in at Fort Wingate

Event
1867

Robert T Freeman is 1st black to graduate from Harvard Dental School

Event
1867

Edward Hodges, composer, dies at 71

Death
1870

Timotei Popovici, composer

Birth