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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1622

Pope Gregory XV forms Congregatio the Propagande Fide

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1639

Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed

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1646

Elias Hill, German architect of Augsburg, dies at 72

Death
1663

Great earthquake in New England

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1681

1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his butcher)

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1683

Fran‡ois de La Croix, composer

Birth
1685

Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68

Death
1690

Emperor Leopold's son Jozef chosen Roman Catholic king

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1692

Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer

Birth
1693

Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51

Death
1694

Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies

Death
1695

Giuseppe Sammartini, composer

Birth
1697

Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56

Death
1702

Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [NS=Jan 17]

Death
1702

Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer

Birth
1725

Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Jap playwright (Yotsugi Soga), dies at about 71

Death
1728

Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright/poet

Birth
1728

Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer

Birth
1732

Matija A Reljkovic, Croatia, writer (Satir iliti divji covic)

Birth
1738

Franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer, dies at 74

Death
1742

Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies

Death
1745

James Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (1st pioneer balloonist)

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow

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1745

Jacques Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (1st pioneer balloonist)

Birth
1759

George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis

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