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 This day in History - September 28
595 Historic Events for September 28
1761

Budan de Boislaurent, mathematician

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1767

Gentlemen 17 forbid private slave transport India to Cape of Good Hope

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1780

Elie Decazes, France, Bourbon Restoration political figure

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1781

9,000 American forces and 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown

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1785

David Walker, Wilmington NC, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens)

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1785

Napoleon Bonaparte (16) graduates from the military academy in Paris (42nd in a class of 51)

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1787

Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval

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1789

Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis)

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1789

Thomas Day, author, killed by fall from a horse at Wargrave Berkshire

Death
1793

Denis A Affre, archbishop of Paris (1840-48)

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1793

Denis-Auguste Affre, Franc, archbishop/opponent of King Louis-Philippe

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1803

Prosper M‚rim‚e, Paris France, playwright (Carmen)

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1807

Arnold Henry Guyot, Switzerland, US geologist/geographer/meteorologist

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1811

Friedrich Hecker, Baden, German revolutionary republican politician

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1813

Anton Wallerstein, composer

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1815

Joachim Murats fleet sails from Corsica to Naples

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1815

Nicolas Desmarest, French geographer (Volcanos), dies at 90

Death
1819

Karl Haack, composer, dies at 68

Death
1819

Jacob G de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch vicar/theologist

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1820

Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher

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1824

Alfred Gilpin Jones, Weymouth NS, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06)

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1824

Francis Turner Palgrave, Eng, poet (Golden Treasury)/prof (Oxford)

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1825

Rafael N£¤ez, Colombia, 3 times president (188?..94)

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1828

Friedrich A Lange, Prussia, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism)

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1829

Walker's Appeal, racial antislavery pamphlet, published in Boston

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