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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1826

USS Vincennes leaves NY to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe

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1831

? Gist, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1832

Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname

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1833

NY Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper)

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1835

William Gaston Lewis, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

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1838

Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

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1840

Jacob Fabricius, composer

Birth
1843

Cornelis PJ Elout, military/pres of West Sumatra, dies at 47

Death
1849

Calif State Constitutional Convention convenes in Monterey

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1849

Earnest Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Austria writer/physician, dies

Death
1849

Sarah Orne Jewett, Maine, author (Country of the Pointed Firs)

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1852

Anti Jewish riots break out in Stockholm

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1856

Louis Henri Sullivan, Boston Mass, father of modern US architecture

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1857

M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist/explorer, dies at 77

Death
1859

AAJ Jean JaurŠs, French socialist (L'Humanit‚, Les Preuves)

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1860

Edward Albert Filene, merchant, established US credit union movement

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1861

Ursmer BerliŠre, Belgian historian (Monastican Belgium)

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1861

Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality

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1863

Hans Aanrud, Norse author (Sílve Solfeng)

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1864

Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer

Birth
1864

US, British, French and Dutch naval officer sails Staits of Simonoseki

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1864

Battle of Berryville, VA

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1865

Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land

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1865

Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist/historian

Birth
1866

Alain Locke, famous African

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