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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1854

Willem M van Rossum, Dutch cardinal/prefect of Propaganda File

Birth
1855

Crimean war - assault of Malakof Tower under Mac-Mahon)

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1858

Lincoln makes a speech about when you can fool people

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1860

Loss of steamer, "Lady Elgin"

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1863

Battle of Telford's Depot TN

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1863

Battle of Sabine Pass TX: 47 Texas volunteers repel Federal forces

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1863

-10] Federal troops reconquer the Cumperland Gap, Tennessee

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1863

Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer

Birth
1865

Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore and Amore, Top)

Birth
1868

NY Athletic Club forms

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1870

Neth and Engl sign "Koelietraktaat" Br-Indian contract work in Suriname

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1870

Hermann Hans Wetzler, composer

Birth
1871

Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer, dies at 57

Death
1873

Max Reinhardt, Austria, theatrical director (Oedipus Rex)

Birth
1873

David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church

Birth
1879

Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58

Death
1880

Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber)

Birth
1881

W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84

Death
1882

Joseph Liouville, French mathematician (surface of Liouville), dies

Death
1883

Northern Pacific RR's last spike driven at Independence Creek, Mont

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1883

NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies

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1886

Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)

Birth
1888

Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)

Birth
1889

Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)

Birth
1892

1st appearance of "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion)

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