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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 03 July 2020

1710  Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77 on August - 09.  

1718  Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover  

1727  On this day in history johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52  

1738  Pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies on August - 09.  

1757  On August - 09 english Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops  

1758  On August - 09 bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer  

1763  John Althuysen, Fries vicar/poet (Frysk Jierboek), dies at 47 on August - 09.  

1776  On August - 09 amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law)  

1778  On this day in history capt Cook passes through Bering Strait  

1778  On August - 09 captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits  

1781  On August - 09 michael Umlauf, composer  

1786  First ascent of Mt Blanc on this day in history.  

1790  Columbia becomes first US flagged ship to voyage around the world on August - 09.  

1790  On August - 09 columbia returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st ship to carry US flag around the world  

1803  On this day in history first horses arrive in Hawaii  

1803  1st horses arrive in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1806  On this day in history prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33  

1808  On August - 09 william Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1809  On this day in history william Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo  

1810  On this day in history napoleon annexes Westphalia as part of the First French Empire.  

1819  William Thomas Green Morton, dentist, used ether (HOF 1920) on this day in history.  

1823  Daniel Marsh Frost, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1900 on August - 09.  

1824  On this day in history simon Goodell Griffin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1825  On this day in history elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)  

1829  On this day in history "Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service  

1830  On August - 09 louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X  

1831  On August - 09 first US steam engine train run  

1831  On August - 09 1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY)  

1832  On this day in history king Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria  

1834  Elias Alvares Lobo, composer on this day in history.  

1835  On this day in history claus Nielsen Schali, composer, dies at 78  

1841  Erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die on this day in history.  

1842  On this day in history uS-Canada border defined  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On August - 09 birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

1593  On August - 09 birth of izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1611  On this day in history birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on this day in history.  

1648  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on this day in history.  

1653  On August - 09 birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On August - 09 birth of františek Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  


Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  On August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on this day in history.  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on August - 09.  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.  

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