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Historical Events In May - 11

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

1772  Amsterdam theater destroyed by fire, 18 killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  On May - 11 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1784  On May - 11 england & Tippu Sahib van Mysore sign peace treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1791  Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1792  On May - 11 columbia River discovered & named by US Capt Robert Gray  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  Ira Aldridge, Great 19th century black Shakespearian actor (Othello) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese Siamese twins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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 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  On this day in history american Bible Society forms (NY)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1820  On May - 11 launch of HMS Beagle the ship that took young Charles Darwin on his scientific voyage.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  [Carlos] Charles John Stolbrand, Brig General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1830  John Converse Starkweather, Brig General (Union volunteers) on May - 11.  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  Filippo Capocci, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1841  On this day in history ernst von Possart, German actor/stage manager/reciter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  Karoly Filtsch, composer, dies at 14 on May - 11.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1850  On this day in history work starts on first brick building in San Fransisco  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1855  Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1571  On May - 11 birth of niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1654  Cornelis van Alkemade, Dutch historian was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On May - 11 birth of karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German adventurer (d. 1797)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  On this day in history birth of peter Camper, Leyden Holland, anatomist/professor (Amsterdam)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1731  Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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Famous Deaths In May - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1304  On May - 11 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  Christoph Buel, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On this day in history death of charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  Death of Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) on May - 11.  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 this day in history.  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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