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 This day in History - September 7
382 Historic Events for September 7
1887

Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)

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1888

Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator

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1889

Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)

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1889

Bruce F Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man)

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1889

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)

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1891

Captain Frederick Lugards army reaches Kavalli Equatoria

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1891

Roscoe Karns, San Bernadino Calif, actor (Capt Shafer-Hennesey)

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1892

James Corbett KOs John Sullivan in 21 for heavyweight boxing title

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1892

John G Whittier, US poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies

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1893

Leslie Hore-Belisha, British Minister of Transport

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1896

1st closed-circuit auto race, at Cranston, RI

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1896

A H Whiting wins 1st automobile race held on a track in Cranston, RI

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1897

George Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH

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1899

Leendert A Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)

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1900

"Janet" Taylor Caldwell, England, novelist (Melissa)

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1900

Emerson Treacy, Phila, actor (California Straight Ahead)

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1901

Peace of Peking - Ends Boxer Rebellion in China

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1902

Franz Wullner, composer, dies at 70

Death
1902

Roy Barcroft, [Howard Ravenscroft], Crab Orchard NE, actor (Freckles)

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1903

Federation of American Motorcyclists organized in NY

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1905

John Whitley, British air-marshal

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1906

Filip Gershkovich, composer

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1907

Sutro's ornate Cliff House in SF destroyed by fire

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1907

R F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, French poet (Poesies, Nobel 1901), dies

Death
1907

Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer

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