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 This day in History - February 1
526 Historic Events for February 1
1709

Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez

Event
1710

Konrad E Ackermann, German actor (Die Oberpfalz)

Birth
1717

Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France

Event
1720

Sweden and Prussia sign peace treaty

Event
1732

Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions

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1733

August II, the Strong, King of Poland (355 children), dies at 62

Death
1742

Sardinia and Austria sign alliance

Event
1743

Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85

Death
1747

Jacobus E J Capitein, Dutch slave/vicar/merchant, dies

Death
1757

John P Kemble, England, actor/director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden)

Birth
1763

Thomas Campbell, founder (Church of Disciples in America)

Birth
1783

William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex

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1788

1st US steamboat patent issued, by Georgia to Briggs and Longstreet

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1789

Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long

Event
1789

Hippolyte-Andr‚-Baptiste Chelard, composer

Birth
1790

Supreme Court convenes for 1st time (NYC)

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1791

Charles J Sax, Belgian music instrument builder

Birth
1793

Patent granted Ralph Hodgson, NY, for oiled silk and linen

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1793

France declares war on England and Netherlands

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1795

Giacomo Insanguine, composer, dies at 66

Death
1801

Thomas Cole, US, romantic landscape painter (Hudson River School)

Birth
1801

Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer

Birth
1805

Auguste Blanqui, France, revolutionary (workers' leader)

Birth
1807

Henri Klimrath, French lawyer (M‚moire sur lesson Olim)

Birth
1807

William Bowen Campbell, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

Birth