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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
1729

Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville

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1729

Josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge/signer (Decl of Independence)

Birth
1742

Alessandro Felici, composer

Birth
1759

Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians

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1768

Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher

Birth
1783

Pilƒtre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes make 1st free balloon flight

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1785

William Beaumont, surgeon (studied digestion)

Birth
1787

Andrew Jackson admitted to bar

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1787

Barry Cornwall, [Bryan Waller Procter], British? poet

Birth
1787

Samuel Cunard, founder (1st regular Atlantic steamship line)

Birth
1789

North Carolina ratifies constitution, becomes 12th US state

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1794

Honolulu Harbor discovered

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1806

Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with England

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1811

Heinrich W von Kleist, German playwright, dies at 34

Death
1813

Stettin surrenders to allied armies

Event
1813

William Russell, composer, dies at 36

Death
1817

Richard B Garnett, killed during Pickett's Charge, Brig Gen

Death
1817

Richard Brooke Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1818

Russia's Czar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine

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1824

1st Jewish Reform congregation forms, Charleston, SC

Event
1828

William McComb, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1918

Birth
1829

Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet

Birth
1830

K roly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (Ir‚ne, Moh cs), dies at 44

Death
1831

John Franklin Miller, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1834

HMS Beagle anchors at Bay of San Carlos, Chile

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