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 This day in History - December 9
354 Historic Events for December 9
1688

King James II's wife and son flee England for France

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1706

Pedro II, king of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58

Death
1715

Georg Gottfried Petri, composer

Birth
1717

Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist (History of Ancient Art)

Birth
1724

Colley Cibber's "Caesar in Aegypt," premieres in London

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1728

Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, composer

Birth
1738

Jews are expelled from Breslau Silesia

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1742

Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid)

Birth
1747

England and Netherlands sign military treaty

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1754

Etienne Ozi, composer

Birth
1762

British parliament accept Treaty of Paris

Event
1767

Benedetto Alfieri, Italian architect (San Giovanni Battista), dies

Death
1770

Gottlieb Theophil Muffat, composer, dies at 80

Death
1783

1st execution at English Newgate-jail

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1791

Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer

Birth
1793

Noah Webster establishes NY's 1st daily newspaper, American Minerva

Event
1796

Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer

Birth
1805

Comet 3D/1805 V1 (Biela) approaches within 0.0366 AUs of Earth

Event
1814

Jose Angel Lamas, composer, dies at 39

Death
1819

Ann C Coleman, fiancee of pres Buchanan, commits suicide

Death
1824

Battle of Ayacucho (Candorcangui), Peru defeats Spain

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1827

Fran‡ois Leonard Rouwyzer, composer, dies at 90

Death
1837

Charles mile Waldteufel, Strasbourg France, waltz composer (Skaters)

Birth
1842

Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist

Birth
1842

St M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla," premieres in Petersburg

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