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 This day in History - December 7
333 Historic Events for December 7
1808

Hugh McCulloch, US Secy of Treasury

Birth
1810

Theodor Schwann, German co-originator of cell theory

Birth
1811

Ignaz Spangler, composer, dies at 54

Death
1815

Michel Ney, French marshal (Waterloo), murdered at 46

Death
1817

William Bligh, British naval officer of "Bounty" fame, dies at 63

Death
1823

Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 79

Death
1823

Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician (Tensor of Kronecker)

Birth
1826

John Flaxman, Engl sculptor (tombs at St Paul's Cathedral), dies at 71

Death
1829

Johann Christoph Kienlen, composer, dies at 45

Death
1830

Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education

Birth
1834

Ludwig Schuncke, composer, dies at 23

Death
1835

Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk/musicologist

Birth
1835

German railway Neurenberg-Furth opens

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1836

Martin Van Buren elected 8th president

Event
1839

Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer, dies at 69

Death
1839

Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal

Birth
1840

Hermann Goetz, composer

Birth
1841

Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer, dies at 83

Death
1842

NY Philharmonic's 1st concert

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1842

Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)

Birth
1847

James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)

Birth
1847

Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader

Birth
1857

Nicola van Westerhout, composer

Birth
1860

Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet, dies at 43

Death
1862

Sylvester Churchill, US Union brig-general, dies

Death