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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1749

Gabrielle Chƒtelet, [La belle Emilie], writer (Voltaire), dies at 42

Death
1764

Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer

Birth
1765

[Iza„k J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot

Birth
1770

Theophil "Gottlieb" Muffat, German court organist/composer, dies at 80

Death
1787

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf

Birth
1794

James Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870

Birth
1799

Metric system established in France

Event
1805

John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church

Birth
1805

Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43

Death
1805

William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

Birth
1810

Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)

Event
1813

Errico Petrella, composer

Birth
1813

Zachariah Chandler, US, merchant/politician (found Republican Party)

Birth
1816

Dutch regain Sumatra

Event
1817

Mississippi admitted as 20th state

Event
1820

David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864

Birth
1821

Nekrassow, writer

Birth
1821

Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet (Russkije Zjenjshiny)

Birth
1822

Cesar-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-H Franck, LiŠge Belg, composer (R‚becca)

Birth
1822

Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878

Birth
1823

Wilhelm Kuhe, composer

Birth
1824

George MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author (Princess and Curdie)

Birth
1826

Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68

Death
1830

Simon Bolivar, South American freedom fighter/"dictator", dies

Death
1830

Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems)

Birth