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Daily Report

Wednesday, October 05, 1859

Birthdays

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Chester Alan Arthur

Turns 30 on this date
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Henry Cornelius Burnett

Turns 34 on this date
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George Washington Gordon

Turns 23 on this date
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Samuel Maclay

Turns 56 on this date
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Thomas Algeo Rowley

Turns 51 on this date
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Charles Comfort Tiffany

Turns 30 on this date
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Samuel A. Wright

Turns 23 on this date

Events

Campaigns/Elections A heavy earthquake strikes northern Chile 10/05/1859
Religion/Philosophy American Bible Union holds its 10th Annual Conference in New York City
10/05/1859 to 10/06/1859
Business/Industry Michigan State Fair in session in Detroit
10/04/1859 to 10/07/1859