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 This day in History - September 28
595 Historic Events for September 28
1833

James Deering Fessenden, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1833

Lemuel Haynes, Revolutionary War veteran, dies at 88

Death
1839

Frances E C Willard, NY, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance Union)

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1840

Rudolf Baumbach, Thuringia [Germany], writer of student drinking songs

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1840

Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army)

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1841

Georges Clemenceau, France, PM (1906-09, 17-20, defended Dreyfuss)

Birth
1844

Robert Stout, Shetland Islands Scotland, NZ prime minister (1884-87)

Birth
1844

Michael Hertz, composer

Birth
1849

Dudley Allen Sargent, US, physician/educator (Harvard U gymnasium)

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1850

US Navy abolishes flogging as punishment

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1851

Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah)

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1852

Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer, dies at 60

Death
1852

[Ferdinand-Frederic-]Henri Moissan, Paris France, chemist (Nobel 1906)

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1852

John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Earl of Ypres/British field marshall

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1854

Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)

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1855

Thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography)

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1856

Edward Herbert Thompson, Mass, archaeologist (Mayan civilization)

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1856

Kate Douglas Wiggins, author (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)

Birth
1858

Donati's comet becomes 1st to be photographed

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1859

Rinse Posthumus, Fries writer, dies

Death
1861

Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)

Birth
1863

Charles, Lisbon Portugal, king (1889-1908)

Birth
1864

-30) Battle of Fort Harrison VA (Chaffin's Farm New Market Heights)

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1864

Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch)

Birth
1867

Toronto becomes capital of Ontario

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