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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1788

Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85

Death
1796

Samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 64

Death
1799

Mohammed Esad Galib Dede, Turkish poet (Hsn- asjk, dies at about 41

Death
1800

1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore

Event
1804

Ohio legislature passes 1st laws restricting free blacks movement

Event
1806

Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)

Birth
1807

Michel Adanson, French biologist (Plant classes), dies at 79

Death
1809

Treaty of Dardanelles concluded between Britain and France

Event
1810

Auguste Mermet, composer

Birth
1811

Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)

Birth
1813

Thomas Neville Waul, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903

Birth
1814

Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72

Death
1822

Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

Birth
1822

Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire

Event
1823

William Rockstro, composer

Birth
1827

Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63

Death
1828

August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895

Birth
1828

1st edition of Amsterdam General Trade Journal (Algemeen Handelsblad)

Event
1834

Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell

Event
1835

Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer

Birth
1835

Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten

Birth
1836

Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo

Event
1837

A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]

Birth
1840

Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date

Event
1840

John Doby Kennedy, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

Birth