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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Carlisle

Event
1755

Worst quake in Mass Bay area strikes Boston; no deaths report

Event
1771

Giuseppe de Majo, composer, dies at 73

Death
1772

Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer

Birth
1776

Hessians capture Ft Lee, NJ

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1781

Felice Blangini, composer

Birth
1786

Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst "von" Weber, German composer (Freischtz)

Birth
1786

Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor

Birth
1787

Louis-Jacques-Mand‚ Daguerre, French painter (daguerreotype)

Birth
1787

Sojourner Truth, abolitionist/feminist

Birth
1787

1st Unitarian minister in US ordained, Boston

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1793

Louvre officially opens in Paris

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1796

Catharina II, "The Great", tsarina of Russia (1762-96), dies at 67

Death
1803

Cornelius Broere, Dutch priest/poet

Birth
1803

Battle of Vertieres, in which Haitians defeat French

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1804

Palver Purim 1st celebrated to commemorate miraculous escape

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1805

30 women meet at Mrs Silas Lee's home in Wiscasset Maine, organizes

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1805

Female Charitable Society, first woman's club in America

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1805

Lewis and Clark reach Pacific Ocean, 1st Americans to cross continent

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1808

Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer

Birth
1810

Asa Gray, Sauquoit NY, botanist (Flora of North America)

Birth
1810

Benjamin Stone Roberts, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1875

Birth
1812

Jesse Johnson Finley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

Birth
1820

Antarctica discovered by US Navy Capt Nathaniel B Palmer

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1822

George Knowil Jackson, composer, dies at 65

Death