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 This day in History - November 3
395 Historic Events for November 3
1656

Georg Reuter, composer

Birth
1656

Treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS]

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1676

Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier

Event
1679

Great panic occurs in Europe over close approach of a comet

Event
1689

Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer

Birth
1708

Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71

Death
1711

Ferdinand Tobias Richter, composer, dies at 60

Death
1716

Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Czar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom

Event
1718

John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)

Birth
1736

Christian Brunings, Dutch hydraulic engineer

Birth
1752

Georg Friedrich H„ndel undergoes (failed) eye operation

Event
1753

Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer

Birth
1753

August G Meissner, German author

Birth
1760

Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria

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1762

Spain acquires Louisiana

Event
1762

England and Spain signs Treaty of Paris

Event
1780

Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer

Birth
1781

Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer

Birth
1783

Washington orders Continental Army disbanded

Event
1791

Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St Clair/killed 637 soldiers

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1793

Stephen Fuller Austin, colonized Texas

Birth
1794

William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)

Birth
1794

French troops conquer Maastricht

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1796

John Adams elected president

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1798

Mason James Murray, (Confederacy), died in 1871

Birth