Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA ⇓
Born on the old homestead of Henry Miller Sr, his grandfather
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|1848 • Pope Pius IX publishes an allocution announcing his refusal to support Piedmont-Sardinia in its war with Austria and dispelling hopes that he might serve as ruler of a pan-Italian republic. The allocution, by which Pius is seen to withdraw his moral support for the Italian unification movement, is a key first step in the soon-to-be crushing reaction against the revolutions of 1848.|
Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri, USA ⇓
Arrived in Memphis after a journey of 1,000 miles from Virginia.
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|1860 • German chemist Albert Niemann makes a detailed analysis of the coca leaf, isolating and purifying the alkaloid which he calls cocaine.Niemann, Albert (1860). On a New Organic Base in the Coca Leaves ("Über eine neue organische Base in den Cocablättern", published version of Ph.D. dissertation).|