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 This day in History - September 28
595 Historic Events for September 28
1868

Battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella 2 of Spain to flee to France

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1868

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, attorney/Confederate gen-mjr, shot at 40

Death
1868

Opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed)

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1869

Libri, mathematician, dies

Death
1870

Florent Schmitt, Blƒmont France, composer (Fr‚d‚gonde, Salom‚)

Birth
1871

Pietro Badoglio, Italy, gen/Libya gov (1928-33)/PM of Italy (1943-44)

Birth
1872

Lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway)

Birth
1872

Tom Terriss, London England, director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru)

Birth
1873

Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37

Death
1873

Julian Lowell Coolidge, Mass, mathematician (Study-Segre school)

Birth
1873

Waclaw Rawicz, [Berent], Warsaw Poland, biologist/writer

Birth
1875

Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet, dies at 58 [OS]

Death
1877

Stanner E V Taylor, St Louis MO, director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona)

Birth
1879

Sydney Australia inaugurates steam motor tram route

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1879

Nathan C Meeker, US, poet/writer, murdered

Death
1879

Benjamin Christensen, Viborg Denmark, actor (Barnet, Mockery)

Birth
1880

Ralph Edward Flanders, Barnet VT, (Sen-VT)

Birth
1881

Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Mexican Hayride, Before I Hang)

Birth
1881

Henry Geehl, composer

Birth
1882

Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)

Birth
1882

Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Barcelona Spain, essayist/philosopher

Birth
1884

Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies

Death
1885

Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)

Birth
1887

Avery Brundage, Detroit Mich, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72)

Birth
1887

Gele River (Huang Ho) in China floods, kills about 1.5 million

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