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 This day in History - October 6
342 Historic Events for October 6
1799

Battle at Castricum: French and Bataafs army beats English/Russian army

Event
1806

Andreas Randel, composer

Birth
1808

Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (1848-63)

Birth
1811

French emperor Napoleon visits Utrecht

Event
1816

William Batchelder Bradbury, composer

Birth
1818

Joseph Rummel, composer

Birth
1819

Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies

Death
1819

Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer

Birth
1820

Jenny Lind, Sweden, soprano/nightingale (Agathe-Freischtz)

Birth
1824

Henry Chadwick, baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book

Birth
1827

Cark Reidel, composer

Birth
1831

J W Richard Dedekind, Ger mathematician (Nature and Meaning of Numbers)

Birth
1837

Jean-Fran‡ois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77

Death
1846

George Westinghouse, responsible for alternating current in US

Birth
1847

Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor

Birth
1849

Louis count of Barrthy nyi, premier of Hungary, dies at 43

Death
1849

Basil Zaharoff, arms dealer, "merchant of death"

Birth
1855

August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75

Death
1857

American Chess Assn organized; 1st major US chess tournament (NYC)

Event
1860

Stephen Elvey, composer, dies at 55

Death
1860

Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)

Birth
1860

Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Cura‡ao)

Birth
1861

Revolt of Russian student shuts down university of Petersburg

Event
1861

Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert

Event
1861

Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84

Death