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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1678

John Jenkins, composer, dies

Death
1682

William Penn accepts area around Delaware River from Duke of York

Event
1685

Domenico Scarlatti, Naples Italy, composer/harpsichordist

Birth
1685

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, composer

Birth
1693

Coenraad van Beuningen, mayor of Amsterdam/diplomat, dies at 71

Death
1694

Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist

Birth
1706

Andreas Werkmeister, composer, dies at 60

Death
1719

Joaquin de Oxinaga, composer

Birth
1733

Antonio Veracini, composer, dies at 74

Death
1740

Ernest Louis Muller, composer

Birth
1749

Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, French composer/organist, dies at 72

Death
1749

Georgia Colony reverses itself and rules slavery is legal

Event
1756

Johann Theodor Romhild, composer, dies at 72

Death
1758

Louis-Charles-Joseph Rey, composer

Birth
1759

Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice

Birth
1774

1st Continental Congress adjourns in Philadelphia

Event
1774

Minute Men organized in colonies

Event
1787

"Federalist Papers" published, calls for ratification of Constitution

Event
1789

Joseph Mayseder, composer

Birth
1791

Charles Sprague, Boston, banker/poet (Curiosity)

Birth
1795

Pinckney's Treaty between Spain and US is signed, establishing southern boundary of US and giving Americans right to send goods down Mississippi

Event
1795

Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer

Birth
1800

Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian general-fieldmarshal

Birth
1804

Lorenzo Thomas, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1875

Birth
1810

US annexes western Florida

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