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 This day in History - September 13
370 Historic Events for September 13
1836

John McCausland, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1927

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1841

Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist/stage writer

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1842

Odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer

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1846

Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa)

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1847

Charles Dupee Blake, composer

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1847

American-Mexican war: US Gen Winfield Scott captures Mexico City

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1849

1st US prize fight fatality (Tom McCoy)

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1851

Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever

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1857

Milton S Hershey, chocolate manufacturer/philanthropist

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1858

Catherinus Elling, composer

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1858

Hamburg-US ship Austria catches fire and sinks, 471 die

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1859

Cornelis J van Axes, lawyer, dies at 71

Death
1860

John J (Blackjack) Pershing, US commander (WW I)

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1861

1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla

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1862

Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament

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1863

Arthur Henderson, Britain, socialist/disarmament worker (Nobel 1934)

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1866

Adolf Meyer, US, psychiatrist/neurologist (pioneered mental hygiene)

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1867

Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors

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1869

Jay Gould and James Fisk attempt to control US gold market

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1871

Alma Kruger, Pittsburgh PA, actress (Made For Each Other)

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1872

Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68

Death
1874

Arnold Franz Walter Schonberg, Vienna Austria, composer (2nd Quartet)

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1876

Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, author/publisher (Winesburg)

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1881

Lewis Latimer invents and patents electric lamp with a carbon filament

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1881

Ambrose Everett Burnside, US Union general, dies at 57

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