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Subject: Today In History Sept 18
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 08:06:04 EDT


Sept 18, 1759 British capture Quebec City
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Sept 18, 1841 PEI census shows 50,000 population
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Sept 18, 1762 French garrison surrenders St. John's Newfoundland to the
British
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Sept 18, 1763 John Harris makes the first Spinet upright piano
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Sept 18, 1830 The first US locomotive the "Tom Thumb" looses a race with a
horse
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Sept 18, 1831 Happy Birthday Siegfried Marcus, Austrian, inventor and builder
of the worlds earliest gas powered autos
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Sept 18, 1679 New Hampshire Colony separates from the Massachusetts Bay Colony
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Sept 18, 1180 King Louis VII of France dies
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Sept 18, 1812 Fire in Moscow destroys 90% of the houses and 1,000 churches


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