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 This day in History - February 9
434 Historic Events for February 9
1735

Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian

Birth
1740

Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85

Death
1741

Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer

Birth
1742

British ex-premier Walpole becomes earl of Orford

Event
1744

Battle at Toulon (French/Spanish vs English fleet of Adm Matthews)

Event
1744

Amos Bull, composer

Birth
1751

Henri F D'Aguesseau, Chancellor of France (1717..50), dies at 82

Death
1756

Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer

Birth
1765

Elisabetta de Gambarini, composer, dies at 33

Death
1771

Daniel Belknap, composer

Birth
1772

Frans Mikael Franz‚n, Finnish-Swedish poet (Abo)

Birth
1773

William Henry Harrison, Va, (Whigs) 9th Pres (March 4-April 4, 1841)

Birth
1775

Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungary, mathematician (parallel axiom)

Birth
1775

English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion

Event
1780

Walenty Karol Kratzer, composer

Birth
1783

Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homer) [OS=Jan 29]

Birth
1788

Austria declares war on Russia

Event
1799

USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I

Event
1801

France and Austrian sign Peace of Lun‚ville

Event
1807

French Sanhedrin convened by Napoleon

Event
1808

Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer

Birth
1811

Nevil Maskelyne, 5th Astronomer Royal of England (1765-1811), dies

Death
1812

Franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer, dies at 57

Death
1814

Samuel Jones Tilden, philanthropist for NY Public Library

Birth
1817

Franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer, dies at 54

Death