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 This day in History - January 3
388 Historic Events for January 3
1746

Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow, [NS=1/14]

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1750

Tax revolt in Haarlem Neth

Event
1752

East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed

Event
1757

Johann Abraham Sixt, composer

Birth
1759

Marquis and Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed

Death
1761

Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph), dies at 73

Death
1763

Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator

Birth
1777

M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino

Birth
1777

Washington defeats British at Battle of Princeton, NJ

Event
1777

Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker

Birth
1780

Danish national anthem "Kong Kristian...," 1st sung

Event
1786

Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer

Birth
1789

Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher

Birth
1793

Lucretia Coffin Mott, US, teacher/minister/abolitionist/feminist

Birth
1795

Josiah Wedgwood, British, ceramic craftsman/woodworker, dies at 64

Death
1802

Feliks Ostrowski, composer

Birth
1803

Douglas William Jerrold, London, author/playwright/wit (Punch Mag)

Birth
1810

Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jul 24]

Birth
1810

Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness

Birth
1819

Thomas Hill Watts, Atty Gen (Confederacy), died in 1892

Birth
1823

Jaak-Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer

Birth
1825

Scottish factory owner Robert Owen buys 30,000 acres in Indiana as site for New Harmony utopian community

Event
1829

John G R Acquoy, theologist/church historian

Birth
1829

Konrad Duden, German linguist (Der grosse Duden)

Birth
1829

Robert Archibald Smith, composer, dies at 48

Death