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 This day in History - March 11
373 Historic Events for March 11
1731

Robert Treat Paine, judge, signer (Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1754

Juan Mel‚ndez Vald‚s, Spanish lawyer/poet

Birth
1772

George Reuter, composer, dies at 63

Death
1779

US army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)

Event
1781

Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer

Birth
1786

Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28

Death
1787

Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45

Death
1789

Benjamin Banneker with L'Enfant begin to lay out Washington DC

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1791

Samuel Mulliken, Phila, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent

Event
1793

Jan F Willems, Flemish writer/philologist

Birth
1794

Royal Theatre in London's Dury Lane opens

Event
1795

Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols

Event
1807

Anton Eberl, composer, dies at 41

Death
1810

Emperor Napoleon married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise

Event
1811

Marsena Rudolph Patrick, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1811

Urbain Jean Joseph le Verrier, co-discoverer (Neptune)

Birth
1812

Citizenship granted to Prussian Jews

Event
1812

William Vincent Wallace, composer

Birth
1812

James Speed, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1887

Birth
1812

Pieter Bluss‚ van Oud-Alblas, Dutch liberal minister of Finance

Birth
1818

John Wilkins Whitfield, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

Birth
1819

Marius Petipa, French ballet dancer/choreographer (Don Quiotte)

Birth
1819

Henry Tate, English sugar producer (Tate Gallery)

Birth
1820

Benjamin West, British painter (Death of General Wolfe), dies at 81

Death
1822

Allison Nelson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth