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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1773

Massachusetts slaves petition legislature for freedom

Event
1776

Ferdinand von Schill, Prussian officer/rebel

Birth
1781

Battle of Jersey (Island in UK)

Event
1784

Turkey and Russia sign treaty in Constantinople

Event
1785

Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution

Death
1790

Johann Trier, composer, dies at 73

Death
1791

Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer

Birth
1794

Kaspar Masek, composer

Birth
1798

Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer

Birth
1799

Maria G Agnesi, Italian mathematician (xýy=aý(a-y)), dies at 80

Death
1799

W G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25

Death
1799

Jedediah Strong Smith, US fur trader/explorer

Birth
1800

Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician

Birth
1800

William Jones, composer, dies at 73

Death
1802

Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romania, author/novelist/writer (Gramatica)

Birth
1803

Henri Herz, composer

Birth
1807

Joseph Holt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1894

Birth
1807

Ludwig Erk, composer

Birth
1811

Charles Sumner, leading Reconstruction senator, died in 1874

Birth
1822

Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archeologist (Troje)

Birth
1826

Herman Grimm, Germany, writer/novelist (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Birth
1827

John Wesley Frazer, Brig General (Confederate Army), die in 1906

Birth
1827

John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

Birth
1829

Kanagaki Robun [Bunzo Nozaki], Japanese humorist/gesaku-author

Birth
1831

Rodolphe Kreutzer, Fr composer/violinist (Kreutzersonate), dies at 64

Death