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 This day in History - March 15
406 Historic Events for March 15
1750

Caroline Herschel, astronomer/discoverer

Birth
1754

Silvestro Palma, composer

Birth
1767

Andrew Jackson, Carolinas, General/(D) 7th pres (1829-37)

Birth
1778

Nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Capt Cook

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1779

William Lamb, (Whig) Viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834, 1835-41)

Birth
1781

Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)

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1790

Nicola Vaccai, composer

Birth
1801

Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer

Birth
1808

Gaetano Gaspari, composer

Birth
1809

Joseph Jenkins Roberts, 1st pres of Liberia

Birth
1810

Aernout Drost, Dutch literary (Hermingard van de Eikenterpen)

Birth
1811

Robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886

Birth
1812

1st Russian settlement in California, Russian River

Event
1820

Maine admitted as 23rd state

Event
1824

Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising)

Birth
1827

Freedom's Journal, 1st Black newspaper, publishes

Event
1827

University of Toronto is chartered

Event
1830

Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)

Birth
1831

Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1835

Eduard Strauss, Austria, composer (318 Dance)

Birth
1836

Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer

Birth
1838

Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)

Birth
1842

Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81

Death
1844

Bransby Cooper, cricketer (in Dhaka Batsman in Australia's 1st Test)

Birth
1851

Jozef Surzynski, composer

Birth