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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1764

John Kinker, Dutch linguist/philosopher/poet (Minderjarige Zangster)

Birth
1766

Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies

Death
1766

James III Edward, Old Pretender/king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies at 77

Death
1768

Jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73

Death
1770

Date of action in the opera "Madeleine"

Event
1772

1st traveller's checks issued (London)

Event
1776

Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag

Event
1777

Emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58

Death
1777

Micah Hawkins, composer

Birth
1780

Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66

Death
1782

Johann Christian Bach, German composer/Mozarts tutor, dies at 46

Death
1783

Jacobus Ensched‚, Haarlems printer, dies at 39

Death
1784

Patrice F earl de N‚ny, South Neth Secret Council chairman, dies at 67

Death
1784

William Beale, composer

Birth
1785

"Daily Universal Register" (Times of London) publishes 1st issue

Event
1787

Arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44

Death
1788

London's Daily Universal Registrar becomes the Times

Event
1788

Quakers in Pennsylvania emancipate their slaves

Event
1789

Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer, dies at 65

Death
1792

Henrik A Bjerregaard, Norwegian writer/poet (Sínner af Norge)

Birth
1793

Francesco Guardi, Italian painter, dies at 80

Death
1797

Albany replaces NYC as capital of NY

Event
1798

Russia appoints 1st Jewish censor to censor Hebrew books

Event
1800

Sydney Nelson, composer

Birth
1800

Vaclav Horak, composer

Birth