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 This day in History - September 2
317 Historic Events for September 2
1763

Caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author

Birth
1778

Leopold FJJJ van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician

Birth
1779

Onno Zwier van Hairs, Fries poet (Agon), dies at 66

Death
1789

US Treasury Department established by Congress

Event
1790

Johann N von Hontheim, German religious historian/Bishop, dies

Death
1792

Paris masses remove nobles/clergymen out of jails and slaughter them

Event
1796

Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated

Event
1798

Thomas Holliday Hicks, (Union Gov) died in 1865

Birth
1806

A side of Rossberg Peak collapses into Goldau Valley Switz, kills 500

Event
1814

Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian

Birth
1837

James Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925

Birth
1838

Liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93)

Birth
1839

Salon of Vari‚t‚s opens in Amsterdam

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1839

Henry George, land reformer/writer (Progress and Poverty)

Birth
1850

Eugene Field, author/journalist (Little Boy Blue)

Birth
1850

Albert Spaulding, baseball player/founded Spaulding sports company

Birth
1853

Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)

Birth
1856

Yang Hsiu-ch'ing, commander in chief of Taiping Rebellion

Birth
1859

Gas lighting introduced to Hawaii

Event
1862

Thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40

Death
1864

Union General William T Sherman captures Atlanta

Event
1866

Hiram Johnson, (Gov-Progressive-Cal)

Birth
1867

1st Girl School opens in Haarlem Neth

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1869

Delfien Vanhaute, [Eckart], Flem pastor/poet (Parsifal, Ark of No‰)

Birth
1870

Napoleon III surrenders to Prussian armies

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