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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1830

Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool and Manchester Railway

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1834

Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian/parliament member

Birth
1835

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Galapagos Islands

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1837

Leo van Gheluwe, composer

Birth
1840

Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer, dies at 47

Death
1841

Alessandro Rolla, composer, dies at 84

Death
1842

Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer, dies at 70

Death
1843

Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III

Birth
1846

Jung Bahadur Rana grabs power in Nepal

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1851

Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)

Birth
1851

Josif Marinkovic, composer

Birth
1852

Jan E Matzeliger, Surinamese inventor (shoe lacing machine)

Birth
1853

1st US woman ordained a minister, Antoinette Blackwell

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1857

William Howard Taft, Cin, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice

Birth
1857

Timothy Alder patents typesetting machine

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1858

Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer/hermit

Birth
1858

Jeno Hubay, composer

Birth
1859

John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72

Death
1862

Confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV

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1862

R E V Miles, US Union Colonel (general?), killed at Harpers Ferry

Death
1863

Horatio William Parker, composer

Birth
1865

Nicolaus Adriani, linguist (Middle-Celebes languages)

Birth
1865

Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer (Loi Falcidie)

Birth
1868

Dirk B Nanninga, Dutch painter

Birth
1870

Dutch 1st Chamber abolishes Capital punishment (20-18)

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