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 This day in History - September 29
638 Historic Events for September 29
1810

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, London, novelist

Birth
1812

Gopel, mathematician

Birth
1815

Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver

Birth
1815

King Willem I forms Order of Dutch Lion

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1829

London's Metropolitan Police Force goes on duty (Scotland Yard)

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1829

Giles Alexander Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1876

Birth
1829

Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903

Birth
1830

John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1914

Birth
1831

John McAlister Schofield, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1833

Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain, dies

Death
1838

Henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect

Birth
1848

Caroline Ardelia Yale, US, educated deaf

Birth
1849

Ladislao Joseph Philip Paul Zavrtal, composer

Birth
1849

1st passenger train service to Peekskill NY (New Haven Railroad)

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1853

Emigrant ship "Annie Jane" sinks off Scotland, drowning 348

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1854

Martin Pluddemann, composer

Birth
1855

Michele Esposito, composer

Birth
1857

Conrad T van Deventer, lawyer/2nd-Member of parliament

Birth
1858

Leopoldo Mugnone, composer

Birth
1859

Great auroral display in US

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1862

William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38

Death
1863

Franz Zorell, German RC exegetist/lexicographer

Birth
1863

Opera "Pescatori di Perle" is produced (Paris)

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1863

Hugo Haase, German SPD-German parliament/revolutionary

Birth
1864

Battle of Waynesboro and New Market Heights VA

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