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 This day in History - February 2
491 Historic Events for February 2
1803

Albert Sidney Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth
1804

Leopold Eugen Mechura, composer

Birth
1804

Caesar Rodney, US judge (signed Declar of Independence), dies at 62

Death
1811

Russian settlers establish Ft Ross trading post, north of SF

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1813

J¢zsef E”tv”s, Hungarian Minister of Education (1848)

Birth
1815

Nathaniel Collins McLean, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905

Birth
1817

John Glover, English chemist (sulfuric acid)

Birth
1817

Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer

Birth
1820

Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Phantasterne)

Birth
1822

Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer, dies at 79

Death
1823

Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice

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1827

Abner Monroe Perrin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1827

Oswald Aschenbach, German painter

Birth
1827

Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer, dies at 62

Death
1828

Frederik Sigismund earl of Bylandt, vice-admiral, dies at 78

Death
1829

Madman Jonathan Martin sets York Cathedral afire, does œ60,000 damage

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1835

Luigi Manzotti, Milano, ballet choreographer

Birth
1840

Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer

Birth
1843

US and British settlers in Oregon Country choose govt committee

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1844

Leander Schlegel, composer

Birth
1847

Jules Fran‡ois Blasini, Cura‡aos pianist/composer

Birth
1848

1st ship load of Chinese arrive in SF

Event
1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican War; US acquires Texas California, New Mexico and Arizona for $15 million

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1850

Carel V Gerritsen, Dutch free thinker

Birth
1852

Hƒmid Abdlhak, Istanbul, Turkish romantic poet/playwright

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