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This inventor of a system that allowed the blind to read and write was born in Coupvray, France.January 4
This author, famous for his tales of mystery and horror, is born in Boston, MA.January 19
This composer, known for his 'Italian Symphony' and 'Songs without Words' is born in what is now Hamburg, Germany.February 3
This 16th President of the United States is born in Hodgenville, KY.February 12
This naturalist and author of 'On the Origin of Species' is born in Shropshire, England.February 12
This industrialist, credited with inventing the mechanical reaper, is born in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.February 15
This 4th President of the United States is inaugurated.March 4
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This author of 'Common Sense' dies in New York City.June 8
This Poet Laureate of Great Britain and author of 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' is born in Lincolnshire, England.August 6
This South American country declares its independence from Spain.August 10
This American politician, who served as Vice President of the United States during the Civil War, is born in Paris, ME.August 27
This explorer of the Louisiana Territory dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn in Hohenwald, TN.October 11
This frontier legend, mountain man and guide for John C. Fremont is born in Richmond, KY.December 24
This politician, the only person to serve four separate times as Prime Minster of the United Kingdom, is born in Liverpool, England.December 29

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