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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1837

Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80

Death
1838

Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio, feminist/reformer/free love

Birth
1838

Martin Woodhull Victoria Chaflin, US, feminist/reformer (Woodhull)

Birth
1842

Karl Munzinger, composer

Birth
1845

1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code

Event
1845

Hunger strike in Hague

Event
1846

Johann Gottfried Galle and Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune

Event
1847

Henri MG earl the Merode, Belg revolutionary (Souvenirs), dies at 65)

Death
1849

Mikhail Mikhaylovich Ivanov, composer

Birth
1852

William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school

Birth
1853

Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar

Birth
1854

Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)

Birth
1856

William Archer, Scotland, writer (Green Goddess)

Birth
1857

Russian warship Leffort disappears in Finland Gulf in storm; 826 die

Event
1861

Edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)

Birth
1862

Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers

Event
1863

Confederate siege of Chattanooga begins

Event
1863

Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist

Birth
1863

Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)

Birth
1864

Battle of Athens VA

Event
1865

Marie-Cl‚mentine"Suzanne" Valadon, French acrobat/model

Birth
1866

Edouard Combe, composer

Birth
1868

Grito de Lares proclaims Puerto Rico's independence (crushed by Spain)

Event
1869

Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology) [or Aug 23]

Birth
1870

Prosper M‚rim‚e, French playwright (Carmen), dies at 66

Death