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 This day in History - September 14
380 Historic Events for September 14
1862

Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates

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1862

Samuel Garland Jr, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle

Death
1864

Robert Cecil, viscount of Chelwood (Nobel 1937)

Birth
1864

Lord Cecil of Chelwood, UK, help form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)

Birth
1867

Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"

Birth
1868

Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)

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1872

Britain pays US $15« M for damages during Civil War

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1872

Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer, dies at 48

Death
1876

Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Rwanda

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1876

Leopold II closes Congo-conference

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1879

Margaret Sanger, feminist/nurse/birth control proponent

Birth
1880

Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)

Birth
1882

Harald Fryklof, composer

Birth
1882

British General Wolseley reaches Cairo

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1883

Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)

Birth
1885

Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor/composer (Batture d'aspetto)

Birth
1886

Hubert Reis, composer, dies at 84

Death
1886

George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon

Event
1886

Jan Garrique Masaryk, Czech, statesman/minister to London (1918-35)

Birth
1887

Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, HW boxing champ (1908-10)

Birth
1887

Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist

Birth
1887

Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies

Death
1891

"Empire State Express" train goes from NYC to East Buffalo, a distance of 436 miles, in a record 7H6M

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1892

AP Giannini marries Clorinda Cuneo

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1894

Hottentotten uprising in Southwest-Africa fails

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