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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1745

Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52

Death
1757

Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)

Birth
1760

Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)

Event
1779

Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP

Birth
1780

Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean

Event
1787

Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army

Event
1789

Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34

Death
1790

George Gerson, composer

Birth
1791

C F D Schubart, writer, dies

Death
1797

Carter Braxton, US boer/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 61

Death
1799

Convention of Alkmaar: English/Russian invasion army departs

Event
1802

1st non indian settlement in Oklahoma

Event
1804

Albin Masek, composer

Birth
1817

Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist/founder KNMI

Birth
1819

Zebulon York, Brig general (Confederate Army), died in 1900

Birth
1823

Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, composer

Birth
1825

Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader

Birth
1827

Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, dies at 49

Death
1829

Dandridge McRae, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

Birth
1830

Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)

Birth
1832

Theodore Shelton Bowers, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1866

Birth
1834

Aleksis Kivi, [Stenvall], Finland, writer/poet (Nummisuutarit)

Birth
1836

Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61

Death
1839

British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut

Event
1843

Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75

Death