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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1870

John Lomax, Miss, folk song collector/ethnomusicologist

Birth
1871

Frantisek Kupka, Czech writer

Birth
1871

Alexander N Afanasjev, Russian story teller, dies at 45

Death
1873

Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title

Event
1876

Ottawa Rough Riders play their 1st game

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1877

Urbain JJ Leverrier, codiscoverer of Neptune, dies

Death
1877

Hurricane strikes Cura‡ao and Bonaire kills 200

Event
1879

Richard Rhodes invented a hearing aid called the Audiophone

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1879

Baldwin steam motors tram 1st tried in Sydney Australia

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1880

Jules Ferry forms French govt

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1880

John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)

Birth
1888

Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)

Birth
1889

William W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies

Death
1889

Walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany)

Birth
1890

Arthur Walter Kramer, composer

Birth
1890

Ed Cartwright bats in 7 RBIs in 1 inning

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1890

Friedrich von Paul, German gen-fieldmarshal (Netherlands)

Birth
1894

Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (Edda and Thora)

Birth
1895

French labor union CGT (Conf‚d‚ration G‚n‚rale du Travail) forms

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1896

Louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer, dies at 89

Death
1896

Ivar A Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet, dies at 83

Death
1897

1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)

Event
1897

Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)

Birth
1897

Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)

Birth
1899

William Levi Dawson, composer

Birth