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Historical Events In May - 11

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1772  On May - 11 amsterdam theater destroyed by fire, 18 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  On this day in history henri-Jean Rigel, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  Joseph Kerckhoff, Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69 on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1779  John Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68 on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  On this day in history england & Tippu Sahib van Mysore sign peace treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1791  Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  On this day in history columbia River discovered & named by US Captain Robert Gray  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  Columbia River discovered & named by US Capt Robert Gray on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1803  The birth of Hector Berlioz, French composer on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1807  On May - 11 ira Aldridge, Great 19th century black Shakespearian actor (Othello)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese Siamese twins on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Waltz introduced into English ballrooms - Most observers consider it disgusting & immoral on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On May - 11 waltz introduced into English ballrooms. Most observers consider it disgusting & immoral. No wonder it caught on!  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  On this day in history in Australia, William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth, lead an expedition westwards from Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continued expansion throughout the 19th century.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1814  On May - 11 americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  On May - 11 american Bible Society forms (New York)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  American Bible Society forms (NY) on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  Caspar Furstenau, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On this day in history launch of HMS Beagle the ship that took young Charles Darwin on his scientific voyage.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  On May - 11 [Carlos] Charles John Stolbrand, Brig General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On May - 11 alfred Stevens, Belgian painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On May - 11 john Converse Starkweather, Brig General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  "Lady-of-the-Lake" strikes iceberg & sinks in N Atlantic; kills 215 on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On May - 11 filippo Capocci, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  Lt. Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On May - 11 ernst von Possart, German actor/stage manager/reciter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  On May - 11 karoly Filtsch, composer, dies at 14  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On this day in history carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Work starts on first brick building in San Fransisco on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On May - 11 work starts on 1st brick building in SF  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  Charles Warren Fairbanks, (R) 26th US VP (1905-09) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  On May - 11 john Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1568  On this day in history birth of christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history birth of niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  On this day in history birth of cornelis van Alkemade, Dutch historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On this day in history birth of karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German adventurer (d. 1797)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  Peter Camper, Leyden Holland, anatomist/professor (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1731  On May - 11 birth of johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1733  Victoire of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1752  On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (d. 1840)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1304  On this day in history death of mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (b. 1271)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On May - 11 matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On May - 11 christoph Buel, composer, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On May - 11 death of charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  On May - 11 death of jean Galbert de Campistron, French dramatist (b. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  Francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70 on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  Death of Joseph Kerckhoff, Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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