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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1661

Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James

Event
1670

-4] Battle at Simbirsk a/d Wolga: Russian army beats Boers

Event
1684

Pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42

Death
1685

Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)

Birth
1688

Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy

Event
1704

Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44

Death
1705

Parliament declares Hungary independently/French R k¢czi becomes king

Event
1708

John Blow, composer (Venus and Adonis), dies at 59

Death
1724

Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer

Birth
1730

Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)

Birth
1735

Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer

Birth
1746

John Mhlenberg, Lutheran pastor/general/congressman

Birth
1746

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France

Event
1760

William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)

Birth
1768

English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston

Event
1768

Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80

Death
1770

Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)

Birth
1770

Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64

Death
1771

Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer

Birth
1781

James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")

Birth
1791

Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)

Birth
1791

1st session of new French legislative assembly

Event
1791

Dutch prince Willem Frederik marries his niece princess Frederika Louise Wilhelmina of Prussia

Event
1795

Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70

Death
1795

France annexes Southern Netherlands

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