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 This day in History - December 6
367 Historic Events for December 6
1723

Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution

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1731

S von Laroche, writer

Birth
1732

1st play in American colonies acted by professional players, NYC

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1732

Warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84)

Birth
1743

Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland

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1756

British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India

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1768

Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer

Birth
1768

1st edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)

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1775

Nicolas Isouard, composer

Birth
1776

Paul Friedrich Struck, composer

Birth
1779

Jean-Baptiste Sim‚on Chardin, French still life painter, dies at 80

Death
1787

Laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor

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1790

Congress meets in Philadelphia, new temporary US capital

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1792

Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary)

Birth
1792

Willem II Frederik GL, King of Neth (1840-49)

Birth
1793

Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded

Death
1799

Joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71

Death
1806

Louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer

Birth
1808

Johann Christian Gebauer, composer

Birth
1808

Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author (Future)

Birth
1809

Stephen Thomas, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903

Birth
1816

Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

Birth
1820

US president James Monroe re-elected

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1822

Veterinary school in Utrecht opens

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