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 This day in History - September 21
351 Historic Events for September 21
1817

Charles Balmer, composer

Birth
1817

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1820

Williams Carter Wickham, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1820

Joseph R Drake, US poet (American Flag), dies at 25)

Death
1823

Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith

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1824

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1827

Michael Corcoran, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Birth
1832

Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, composer

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1832

Samuel Sprigg Carroll, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893

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1832

Walter Scott, Scottish attorney/poet/writer (Ivanhoe), dies

Death
1833

Josef Richard Rozkosny, composer

Birth
1836

John Stafford Smith, composer, dies at 86

Death
1837

Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry and china stores

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1839

Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60

Death
1840

Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)

Birth
1843

David Emlyn Evans, composer

Birth
1849

Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father and Son)

Birth
1853

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913)

Birth
1859

Cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (Sursum Corda, Ace Knave)

Birth
1863

Union forces retreat to Chattanooga after defeat at Chickamauga

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1866

H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells, Bromley England, author (Time Machine)

Birth
1866

Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928)

Birth
1867

Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)

Birth
1869

Henryk Melcer-Szczawinski, composer

Birth
1871

Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier

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