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 This day in History - February 7
406 Historic Events for February 7
1753

Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle/Thirsa)

Birth
1758

Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer

Birth
1779

William Boyce, composer, dies at 67

Death
1792

D Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto," premieres in Vienna

Event
1792

Austria and Prussia sign anti-French covenant

Event
1795

Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies

Event
1795

11th Amendment to US Constitution ratified, affirms power of states

Event
1801

John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist

Birth
1803

Edgar Quinet, French writer/historian (Ahasv‚rus)

Birth
1804

John Deere, pioneer manufacturer of agricultural implements

Birth
1809

Frederik Paludan-Mller, Danish Romantic poet (Danserinden)

Birth
1812

8.2 earthquake shakes New Madrid, Missouri

Event
1812

Lord Byron makes his maiden speech in House of Lords

Event
1812

Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities)

Birth
1817

Leroy Pope Walker, US lawyer/Confederate minister of War (1861)

Birth
1818

1st successful US educational magazine "Academician," begins (NYC)

Event
1820

Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer, dies at 57

Death
1822

Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer

Birth
1823

Ann Radcliffe (Ward), English poet/author of horror novels, dies at 58

Death
1823

Richard Genee, composer

Birth
1824

William Higgins, discoverer (nature of spiral nebulae)

Birth
1825

Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer

Birth
1827

Franz Anton Dimmler, composer, dies at 73

Death
1827

Ballet (Deserter) introduced to US at Bowery Theater (NYC)

Event
1830

Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal, Portuguese composer, dies at 67

Death