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Historical Events In May - 11

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

1772  Amsterdam theater destroyed by fire, 18 killed on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1772  Henri-Jean Rigel, composer on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1772  On this day in history joseph Kerckhoff, Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1778  On May - 11 william Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1779  On this day in history john Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1791  On this day in history jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  Columbia River discovered & named by US Captain Robert Gray on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  On May - 11 columbia River discovered & named by US Capt Robert Gray  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1803  The birth of Hector Berlioz, French composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1807  Ira Aldridge, Great 19th century black Shakespearian actor (Othello) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1811  On this day in history chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese Siamese twins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1812  On this day in history waltz introduced into English ballrooms. Most observers consider it disgusting & immoral. No wonder it caught on!  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1813  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1814  Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  American Bible Society forms (New York) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On this day in history american Bible Society forms (NY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1819  Caspar Furstenau, composer, dies at 47 on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1821  [Carlos] Charles John Stolbrand, Brig General (Union volunteers) on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1823  On May - 11 alfred Stevens, Belgian painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1830  John Converse Starkweather, Brig General (Union volunteers) on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1840  Filippo Capocci, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  On this day in history lt. Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  Ernst von Possart, German actor/stage manager/reciter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1845  Karoly Filtsch, composer, dies at 14 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1849  On May - 11 carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  Work starts on first brick building in San Fransisco on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  On this day in history work starts on 1st brick building in SF  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  On May - 11 charles Warren Fairbanks, (R) 26th US VP (1905-09)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1854  John Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1855  On May - 11 anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 11

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1568  Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain) was born on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1571  Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1722  Peter Camper, Leyden Holland, anatomist/professor (Amsterdam) was born on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1731  On May - 11 birth of johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1733  Victoire of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d. 1799) was born on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1752  Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (d. 1840) was born on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1304  Death of Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (b. 1271) on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1610  On this day in history matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1631  Christoph Buel, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  Death of Charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615) on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1708  Death of Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) on May - 11.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1742  On this day in history francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1772  On this day in history death of joseph Kerckhoff, Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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