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Daily Report

Friday, September 02, 1859

Birthdays

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Hiram Pitt Bennet

Turns 33 on this date
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Thomas Holliday Hicks

Turns 61 on this date
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Charles Truman Hotchkiss

Turns 26 on this date
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Henry Hotze

Turns 26 on this date
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Henry Miles Moore

Turns 33 on this date
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James Harrison Wilson

Turns 22 on this date

Events

Science/Technology A massive geomagnetic storm disrupts navigation and telegraphy around the globe
09/01/1859 to 09/02/1859
Science/Technology Gas lighting introduced in Hawaii 09/02/1859