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 This day in History - September 5
372 Historic Events for September 5
1836

Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas

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1838

Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands

Event
1842

Louis F J Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare)

Birth
1844

Iron ore discovered in Minnesota's Mesabi Mountains

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1846

John W Cromwell, Secy (American Negro Academy)

Birth
1847

Jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman

Birth
1848

Manuel Giro, composer

Birth
1852

Gustav Enestr”m, Swedish mathematician

Birth
1856

Jacobus C J Hermans, actor (7th Command)

Birth
1858

Moritz G, [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist, dies at 63

Death
1859

W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter, dies at 68

Death
1862

Lee crosses Potomac and enters Maryland

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1863

Bread revolt in Mobile Alabama

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1864

British, French and Dutch fleets attacked Japan in Shimonoseki Straits

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1867

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer

Birth
1875

Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie, RI, hall of fame shortstop (.426 in 1901)

Birth
1877

Crazy Horse, [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 27

Death
1877

Southern blacks led by Pap Singleton settle in Kansas

Event
1877

O W Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter/etcher

Birth
1881

Otto Bauer, Austrian social-democrat

Birth
1882

10,000 workers march in 1st Labor Day parade in NYC

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1883

Otto E Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier)

Birth
1885

John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)

Birth
1885

1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)

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1887

Gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200

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