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 This day in History - December 29
328 Historic Events for December 29
1792

Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)

Birth
1800

Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)

Birth
1808

Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)

Birth
1808

Gy”rgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member

Birth
1809

William Ewart Gladstone, (Lib) British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94)

Birth
1809

Albert Pike, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

Birth
1813

Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer

Birth
1813

British burn Buffalo, NY during War of 1812

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1815

Saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris

Death
1821

Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, S Neth general, dies at 61

Death
1822

Albert Christoph Dies, composer, dies at 67

Death
1825

Jacques-Louis David, French painter (Death of Marat), dies at 77

Death
1825

Giuseppe Maria Gioacchino Cambini, composer, dies

Death
1831

Adam Badeau, Bvt Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895

Birth
1833

John James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)

Birth
1835

Charles-Joseph Tolbecque, composer, dies at 29

Death
1836

Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83

Death
1837

Steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine

Event
1837

Canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo

Event
1841

King/grand duke Willem II installs Order of Eikenkroon

Event
1843

Elisabeth OL, queen of Romania/poet (Rum„nische Dichtungen)

Birth
1845

Texas admitted as 28th state

Event
1847

William Crotch, composer, dies at 72

Death
1848

Gas lights 1st installed at White House (Polk's administration)

Event
1850

Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer

Birth