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 This day in History - January 10
432 Historic Events for January 10
1701

Johann Caspar Simon, composer

Birth
1731

Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza

Event
1738

Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys)

Birth
1747

Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker

Birth
1754

Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51

Death
1760

Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer

Birth
1766

Louis Massonneau, composer

Birth
1768

James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop

Birth
1768

Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82

Death
1769

Michel Ney, French marshal (Waterloo)

Birth
1775

Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies

Death
1776

"Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published

Event
1778

Carolus Lin‘us "Carl von Linn‚", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70

Death
1778

Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (naming plants and animals)

Birth
1780

M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist

Birth
1780

Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82

Death
1789

Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82

Death
1792

Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60

Death
1797

A V Droste-Hlshoff, writer

Birth
1799

Friedrich von Schiller's "Die Piccolomini," premieres in Weimar

Event
1800

Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46

Death
1806

Dutch in Capetown surrender to British

Event
1808

Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies

Event
1810

French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Jos‚phine

Event
1811

Louisiana slaves rebell in 2 parishes

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