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What Happened on October 9, 1859

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Person of interestAlfred Dreyfus

Alfred Dreyfus, French Jewish artillery officer (Dreyfus Affair), born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1935)

Jewish Artillery Officer Alfred Dreyfus
Jewish Artillery Officer
Alfred Dreyfus

1859 Highlights

About October 9, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra