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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1738

Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer

Birth
1754

Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58

Death
1760

Kacic Miosic, Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies

Death
1774

Mass militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William and Mary

Event
1777

Juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo)

Birth
1779

Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer

Birth
1780

Karl Robert von Nesselrode, Germ/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs

Birth
1782

Charleston, SC evacuated by British

Event
1783

Johann Christoph Kienlen, composer

Birth
1788

Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, German composer, dies at 74

Death
1788

Carlos III, King of Naples/Spain (1759-88), dies at 72

Death
1789

Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer

Birth
1793

1st state road authorized, Frankfort, Ky to Cincinnati

Event
1798

David Wilkinson of Rhode Island patents a nut and bolt machine

Event
1799

George Washington, 1st president USA (1789-97), dies at 66

Death
1812

Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies

Birth
1819

Alabama admitted to Union as 22nd state

Event
1823

Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53

Death
1824

Pierre C Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (Panth‚on)

Birth
1825

Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins

Event
1829

John Mercer Langston, 1st black to hold US political office

Birth
1829

Luigi Marchesi, composer, dies at 74

Death
1830

Allen Thomas, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

Birth
1832

Daniel Harris Reynolds, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

Birth
1837

William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth