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 This day in History - December 1
438 Historic Events for December 1
1653

An athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St Albans to London in less than 90 minutes

Event
1656

Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden

Event
1671

Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius

Birth
1671

Keill, mathematician

Birth
1700

Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53

Death
1707

Jeremiah Clarke, composer, dies

Death
1708

Great Alliance occupies Brussels

Event
1709

A Sancta Clara, writer, dies

Death
1709

Abraham a Santa Clara, [Johann Megerle], Germ court vicar, dies at 65

Death
1709

Franz Xaver Richter, composer

Birth
1712

Bernhard Christian Weber, composer

Birth
1722

A L Karschin, writer

Birth
1724

Charles Theodoor, elector (Palts and Bayern)

Birth
1724

Dismas Hatas, composer

Birth
1726

Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer

Birth
1726

Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Declar of Independence)

Birth
1727

Johann Heinrich Buttstett, composer, dies at 61

Death
1729

Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer, dies at 59

Death
1729

Giuseppe Sarti, composer

Birth
1736

Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), dies at 72

Death
1742

Empress Elisabeth orders expulsion of all Jews from Russia

Event
1743

Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)

Birth
1750

Doppelmayr, mathematician

Death
1750

1st American school to offer manual training courses opens, Md

Event
1755

Maurice Greene, composer, dies at 59

Death