Events

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Dickinsonian 07/12/1860 Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies
Carlisle/Dickinson 07/11/1861 Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies
Dickinsonian 06/26/1862 Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies
Personal 09/01/1808 Dickinson College expells James Buchanan
Personal 06/09/1863 Dickinson College 1860 graduate Captain John Henry Grabill, CSA, is captured at Brandy Station
Education/Culture 04/12/1859 Detroit hosts world championship billiards match
Legal/Political 11/14/1859 Deposed president of Costa Rica received in Washington
Battles/Soldiers 02/01/1861 Dependents of the federal forces at Fort Sumter transfer to a waiting steamship for evacuation
Battles/Soldiers 02/03/1861 Dependents of the federal forces at Fort Sumter sail for New York from Charleston Harbor
Campaigns/Elections 04/21/1863 Democrats take control of Chicago City Council from Unionists in municipal elections
Campaigns/Elections 02/07/1860 Democrats increase their majority in Lancaster, Pennsylvania municipal elections
Campaigns/Elections 04/23/186005/01/1860 Democrats hold their National Convention in Charleston, South Carolina
Campaigns/Elections 01/08/1861 Democrats celebrate "St. Hickory's Day" in honor of Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans
Campaigns/Elections 06/18/1860 Democratic National Convention reconvenes in Baltimore
Campaigns/Elections 06/19/1860 Democratic National Convention enters its second day in Baltimore
Campaigns/Elections 06/20/186006/22/1860 Democratic National Convention continues in Baltimore locked in debate over credentials and slavery
Campaigns/Elections 12/19/1860 Democrat defeats incumbent Republican in election for mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
Lawmaking/Litigating 01/03/1861 Delaware state legislature votes overwhelmingly to stay in the Union
Legal/Political 03/04/1849 Defeated presidential candidate Henry Clay returns to the Senate
Battles/Soldiers 05/08/1863 Decisive French action defeats a Mexican force attempting to resupply the besieged city of Puebla