Chronicles of Boone County

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1856

1856

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Events

Boone County

  • On the point of recapture, escaped Boone County slave Margaret Garner kills her one of her children in Cincinnati.

Kentucky

  • African American Oliver Lewis, first Kentucky Derby winning jockey, was born in Fayette County, Kentucky

U.S. & World

  • Dr John A Veatch discovers borax, Tuscan Springs, California OnThisDay.com
  • James Buchanan was elected President of the United States

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1856.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/06 11:39 by bstriker