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September 11, 1862 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Hawley Harvey Crippen [Dr Crippen], American homeopath and first killer to be caught with the aid of wireless telegraphy, born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1910)
  • Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, British army officer, born in Wrotham Park, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1935)

Person of interestO. Henry

O. Henry [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (Cabbages and Kings), born in Greensboro, North Carolina (d. 1910)

Short Story Writer O. Henry
Short Story Writer
O. Henry

1862 in History