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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1863

Battle of Shepardstown VA

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1863

Civil War Battle of Chickamauga, near Chattanooga Tenn, ends

Event
1863

Jakob Grimm, writer, dies at 78

Death
1863

Benjamin Hardin Helm, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies at 33

Death
1865

William H Revere Jr, US Union brig-general, dies

Death
1865

Lubor Niederle, Czech archaeologist/slavist

Birth
1866

Gustave Doret, composer

Birth
1869

Marcel Cachin, co-founder (French Communistic Party)

Birth
1869

George Robey, [George Edward Wade], comic

Birth
1870

Pope Pius IX surrenders to King Victor Emmanuel

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1870

Italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French

Event
1870

Mayor William Tweed accused of robbing NY treasury

Event
1872

Maurice Gamelin, French generalissimo

Birth
1873

Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies

Death
1873

Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal

Event
1873

Robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open - 1893)

Birth
1876

Ottawa Football Club forms

Event
1877

Chase National Bank opens in NYC (later merges into Chase Manhattan)

Event
1877

Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer

Birth
1878

Upton Beall Sinclair, US writer (Jungle)

Birth
1879

Jacobo Conrad, [Coco Lepol/Elias Martinus], Cura‡aos composer

Birth
1879

Victor Seastrom, Silbodal Sweden, director (Wind, Under the Red Robe)

Birth
1879

US Grants come to SF for elaborate extended visit

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1880

Ildebrando Pizzetti, composer

Birth
1881

Chester A Arthur sworn in as 21st president

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