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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1634

Petrus "Pieter" van Schooten, fortress architect

Birth
1656

New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site

Event
1674

John Wilson, composer, dies at 78

Death
1684

William Pulteney, London, statesman (Earl of Bath)

Birth
1687

Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer

Death
1690

Charles Le Brun, classical painter (Academie de Peinture), dies at 70

Death
1705

Peter Arctedius, [Artedi], Swedish biologist

Birth
1727

Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58

Death
1731

Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist, dies at 92

Death
1732

George Washington, Virginia, 1st pres (1789-97)

Birth
1744

Battle at Toulon: English-French and Spanish fleet

Event
1745

Joao de Sousa Carvalho, composer

Birth
1746

Jakobijnse troops vacate Aberdeen

Event
1746

French troops conquer Brussels

Event
1749

Johann Nikolaus Forkel, musicologist/1st biographer of Bach

Birth
1750

Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer, dies at 71

Death
1761

Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer

Birth
1761

Jacob Kimball, composer

Birth
1764

Alexander Campbell, composer

Birth
1770

Jan Matyas Nepomuk August Vitasek, composer

Birth
1770

Christopher Snider, 11, Boston, becomes 1st martyr of US Revolution

Death
1772

Joseph Lipavsky, composer

Birth
1772

Karl Jacob Wagner, composer

Birth
1773

Matthijs I van Bree, Flemish (court)painter

Birth
1774

English House of Lords rules authors do not have perpetual copyright

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