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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1862

Battle of Harpers Ferry VA

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1867

2nd synagogue in Cura‡ao, Emanu-El of Willemstad, inaugurated

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1871

Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, Romania

Birth
1871

Karl Collan, composer, dies at 43

Death
1873

Sul-To-Wan, [Nellie Conley], US actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin)

Birth
1876

Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter)

Birth
1876

King Leopold II opens Congo-conference

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1877

Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Jane Eyre)

Birth
1877

Julius Reitz, composer, dies at 64

Death
1878

Cleopatra Needle installed in London

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1878

Friedrich August von Alberti, geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83

Death
1879

Peter Arnold Heise, composer, dies at 49

Death
1879

Fausto Agnelli, Swiss painter

Birth
1879

H de Bie, Dutch lawyer (children's law)

Birth
1880

Henry L Mencken, Baltimore, Md, newspaperman/critic (Prejudices)

Birth
1881

Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)

Birth
1882

Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza

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1885

Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set

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1887

George Georgescu, composer

Birth
1888

J¢szi J Ters nszky, Hungary, musician/writer (Youth of Marci Kakuk)

Birth
1888

Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)

Birth
1888

Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)

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1890

Guido Guerrini, composer

Birth
1890

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Ft Salisbury)

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1891

Hans Albers, German actor (Die Nacht Geh”rt Uns)

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