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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1817

Ram¢n de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras)

Birth
1821

Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter/poet/playwright (Wanda)

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1824

Truman Seymour, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1891

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1825

Frances E W Harper, famous African

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1827

Henry Warner Slocum, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894

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1829

Russia and Ottoman Empire sign Peace Treaty of Adrianople

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1829

James St Clair Morton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864

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1833

Henry Alanson Barnum, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

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1834

A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31), dies

Death
1838

Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law

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1841

Britain obtains Sarawak from Brunei (James Brooke appointed Rajah)

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1845

1st baseball team is organized

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1848

Pieter Louis Tak, literary (The Chronicle)

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1850

Papal Bull issued, establishes Roman Catholic hierarchy in England

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1852

Henri Giffard, a French engineer, makes 1st dirigible flight

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1853

1st round-the-world trip by yacht (Cornelius Vanderbilt)

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1853

France annexes Caledonia

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1853

Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London

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1855

Alexandre Stievenard, composer, dies at 86

Death
1856

Henry, 1st viscount Hardinge of Lahore, gov-gen of India, dies

Death
1859

Julius Klengel, cellist/composer

Birth
1860

Samuel Rutherford Crockett, novelist

Birth
1862

Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal

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1864

Invasion of MO by Price

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1864

Battle of Pilot Knob MO

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