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Second Temple still burning

End of "Nine Days"

Birth of Yischar

Expulsion from France, 1306

Catalonia massacre, 1358

Portuguese synagogue dedicated in Amsterdam, 1675

Prussian law referring to the Jews issued, 1847

Death of R. Menachem b. Aaron ibn Zerah, 1385, Zeidah la-Derekh

Death of Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, 1579

Death of David Frischmann, Hebrew poet, 1922

Birth of Daniel O'Connell, champion of the Jews, Ireland, 1775

Birth of Bernhard Beer, Jewish author, Dresden, 1801

Birth of Simon Bloch, founder of "Lnivers Israelite," 1810

Death of Karl Streckfuss, writer on Jewish emancipation, 1844

Birth of Max Nordau, writer and Zionistic leader, 1849

Death of Joachim L. Lederer, poet, 1876

Death of David Honigman, novelist, Breslau, 1885

Death of Eduard Halban, Austrian statesman (Blumenstock), convert, Glastein, 1902

Death of Adolph Landau, editor of the Woschod, Berlin, 1903