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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1743

Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44

Death
1757

Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French and Indian War)

Event
1764

Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton)

Birth
1770

Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)

Birth
1772

Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), dies at 66

Death
1772

Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50

Death
1779

Washington Allston, US painter/author

Birth
1781

John Hanson elected 1st "Pres of US in Congress assembled"

Event
1789

Fleeing slaves under Bonni attack military post on Suriname

Event
1789

French National Meeting declares all citizens equal under law

Event
1798

Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples

Birth
1801

Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist, dies

Death
1803

Ch de Laclos, writer, dies

Death
1804

Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, poetess (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 66

Death
1811

El Salvador's 1st battle against Spain for independence

Event
1818

Benjamin Franklin Butler, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1893

Birth
1819

Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer

Birth
1819

Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland, dies at 55

Death
1825

Julius H [Szamvald] Stahel, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1832

William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), died in 1900

Birth
1834

Aernout Drost, Dutch literary/founder (The Guide), dies at 24

Death
1838

Honduras declares independence of Central American Federation

Event
1841

Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer

Birth
1846

Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C, premieres

Event
1849

Rui Barbosa, Brazil, statesman/jurist/essayist/civil liberties

Birth