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 This day in History - October 3
403 Historic Events for October 3
1713

Antoine Dauvergne, composer

Birth
1720

Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)

Birth
1728

Charles G Chevalier d'Eon de Beaumont, French spy/transvestite

Birth
1733

Fran‡ois Krafft, composer

Birth
1735

France and Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord

Event
1750

Georg Matthias Monn, composer, dies at 33

Death
1761

Dirk earl van Hogendorp, general/Dutch minister of War [OS]

Birth
1777

Jeremias van Riemsd˜k, gov-gen of Dutch Indies, dies at 64

Death
1778

Capt Cook anchors at Alaska

Event
1789

Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on Nov 26

Event
1789

Francis Hoyt Gregory, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1866

Birth
1792

Cipriani Potter, composer

Birth
1795

Tula, leader Cura‡aose slave uprising, executed

Death
1800

George Bancroft, historian (Hall of Fame)

Birth
1803

John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration)

Birth
1804

Townsend Harris, 1st Western consul to reside in Japan

Birth
1807

Heinrich Panofka, composer

Birth
1814

Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon and other poems)

Birth
1820

Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74

Death
1826

Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies

Death
1828

Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer, dies at 77

Death
1828

Woldemar Bargiel, composer

Birth
1833

Composer Hector Berlioz marries actress Harriet Smithson

Event
1834

Vilem Blodek, composer

Birth
1844

Patrick Manson, "Father of tropical medicine"

Birth