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 This day in History - September 11
391 Historic Events for September 11
1838

John Ireland, Irish/US archbishop of St Paul

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1839

1st Canadian track and field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)

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1844

George Clement Martin, composer

Birth
1847

1st singing of Stephen Fosters "Susanna" (in Pittsburgh)

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1848

Henri-Philippe Gerard, composer, dies at 87

Death
1850

"Swedish Nightingale" Jenny Lind gives 1st US concert

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1852

Olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia R

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1853

1st electric telegraph used (Merchant's Exchange to Pt Lobos)

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1857

Mountain Meadows Massacre-120 colonists killed by indians in Utah

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1858

Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer, dies at 55

Death
1860

Marianne V von Werefkin, Russian/German/Swiss painter [NS]

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1861

Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)

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1862

O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], short story writer

Birth
1870

Eugenio Lucas y Padilla, Spanish poet, dies at about 46

Death
1874

Heinrich Kaspar Schmid, composer

Birth
1875

1st newspaper cartoon strip

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1876

Alfonso Broqua, composer

Birth
1877

Feliks E Dzjerzjinski, Lithuania, founder (KGB)

Birth
1877

James Jeans, England, physicist/mathematician/astronomer

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1877

Rijkslandbouwhoge school opens in Wageningen

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1881

Triple landslides bury Elm Switz

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1883

Asta Nielsen, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Joyless Street)

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1883

Grogorij J Zinovjev, [Gerson Radomyslski], Russian

Birth
1883

James Cutler patents postal mail chute

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1885

Herbert Stothart, composer

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