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384 Historic Events for October 5
1693

Haarlem people's revolution due to food shortages

Event
1703

Jonathan Edwards, US, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin)

Birth
1707

Daniel Speer, composer, dies at 71

Death
1712

Francesco Guardi, Italian painter

Birth
1713

Denis Diderot, France, encyclopedist (Dictionnaire Encyclop‚dique)

Birth
1722

Gregorio Sciroli, composer

Birth
1743

Giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer

Birth
1750

Carlo Goldoni's "Il teatro comica," premieres in Venice

Event
1758

Thomas Greatorex, composer

Birth
1762

Opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced (Vienna)

Event
1763

August III, king of Poland, dies at 66

Death
1777

Washington begins assault on Germantown, Penn

Event
1787

Thomas Stone, US attorney/signer (Dec of Ind), dies at about 44

Death
1796

Spain declares war on England

Event
1799

Anthony G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch Min of Reformed Worship

Birth
1799

Ant¢nio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Hissope), dies at 68

Death
1804

Robert Parker Parrott, Inventor, died in 1877

Birth
1808

Winand C H Staring, geologist (Geology of Netherlands)

Birth
1808

Thomas Algeo Rowley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth
1813

Etienne Ozi, composer, dies at 58

Death
1813

Tecumseh, US Shawnee-chief/English Gen (Battle of Thames), dies

Death
1813

Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British

Event
1817

Eduard Franck, composer

Birth
1822

Hans Hampel, composer

Birth
1823

Weber visits Beethoven

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