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 This day in History - October 4
394 Historic Events for October 4
1675

Christian Huygens patents pocket watch

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1712

Utrecht banishes poor Jews

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1713

Valentin Molitor, composer, dies at 76

Death
1720

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher

Birth
1721

Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36

Death
1743

John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal, dies at 64

Death
1744

Domenico Corri, composer

Birth
1749

Jean-Louis Duport, composer

Birth
1755

Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer, dies

Death
1762

Tommaso Sogner, composer

Birth
1767

Prince Willem V marries Prussian princess Wilhelmina

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1772

Fran‡ois-Louis Perne, composer

Birth
1777

Battle of Germantown

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1777

Gen George Washington's troops attacked British at Germantown Pa

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1787

Fran‡ois P G Guizot, French historian/politician

Birth
1796

John Richardson, Canadian writer (Wacousta, or the prophecy)

Birth
1797

J Gotthelf, writer

Birth
1804

"Felix", cricketer (Nicholas Wanostracht)

Birth
1809

Robert Cumming Schenck, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890

Birth
1809

Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia

Birth
1810

Alexander Walewski, French earl/foreign minister/Napoleon I's son

Birth
1816

Egbert Benson Brown, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1902

Birth
1818

Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier

Birth
1822

Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th pres (1877-81)

Birth
1824

Mexico becomes a republic

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