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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1619

Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53

Death
1630

Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, baptized

Birth
1633

George Herbert, English poet, dies at 39

Death
1634

Battle at Smolensk: Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats Russians

Event
1642

Georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city

Event
1643

Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59

Death
1690

Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer

Birth
1692

Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba arrest for witchcraft (Salem, MA)

Event
1693

Benedict Schultheiss, composer, dies at 39

Death
1703

Dieudonne Raick, composer

Birth
1709

Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer

Birth
1711

Peregrinus Pogl, composer

Birth
1711

"The Spectator" begins publishing (London)

Event
1734

Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor

Birth
1771

Isfrid Kayser, composer, dies at 58

Death
1771

Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer

Birth
1773

Jan Wagenaar, Dutch historian, dies at 63

Death
1773

Luigi Vanvitelli, [Louis van Wittel], Italian architect, dies at 72

Death
1777

Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist, dies at 62

Death
1779

Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer

Birth
1780

L‚onard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)

Birth
1780

Penn becomes 1st US state to abolish slavery (for new-borns only)

Event
1781

Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation

Event
1784

E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain

Event
1785

Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of Agriculture organized

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