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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1639

Dunes (Marten Tromp defeats Spanish armada under De Oquendo)

Event
1639

Sea battle at Dunes: lt-adm Maarten Tromp beats Spanish Armada

Event
1641

Catholic uprising in Ulster: 1000s English and Scots killed

Event
1650

Pedro de Espinosa, Spanish poet/writer, dies

Death
1650

Jean Bart, French captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth)

Birth
1652

King Louis XIV returns to Paris

Event
1662

Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66

Death
1680

Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer

Birth
1687

Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies

Death
1708

Christian Weise, German writer (That B”se Catherine), dies

Death
1708

Dutch and English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)

Event
1727

Russian and Chinese accord to correct boundaries

Event
1751

David Moritz Michael, composer

Birth
1761

Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer/brig general

Birth
1762

Herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11)

Birth
1765

Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73

Death
1767

Francesco Ruggi, composer

Birth
1772

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner)

Birth
1773

Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect, dies at 78

Death
1775

Guiseppi Baini, composer

Birth
1790

Alphonse-Marie Louis de Lamartine, Macon France, writer (Ren‚)

Birth
1793

Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66

Death
1797

US Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston

Event
1798

Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71

Death
1803

George Wright, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1865

Birth