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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1657

Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer

Birth
1673

Lord Berkley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers

Event
1690

Charles, duke of Lutherans, dies

Death
1690

Christian Goldbach, German mathematician (Goldbach position)

Birth
1734

Joseph Schmitt, composer

Birth
1745

Robert Walpole, 1st English premier (1722-42), dies at 68 [NS=3/29]

Death
1754

Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier

Event
1756

Johann Christoph Vogel, composer

Birth
1765

David H Chass‚, Dutch baron/general (fought Napoleon at Waterloo)

Birth
1766

Britain repeals the Stamp Act

Event
1768

Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France and Italy), dies

Death
1773

Oliver Goldsmith' "She Stoops to Conquer," premieres in London

Event
1781

Gustave Vogt, composer

Birth
1782

John Caldwell Calhoun, SC, Andrew Jackson's VP (1825-32)

Birth
1793

2nd Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France

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1799

John Randall, composer, dies at 82

Death
1809

Gabriel de la Concepci¢n Vald‚s, [Placido], Cuban poet

Birth
1810

"Converse," 1st US opera, premieres in NY

Event
1813

Friedrich Hebbel, writer

Birth
1813

David Melville, Newport, RI, patents apparatus for making coal gas

Event
1816

Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer, dies at 67

Death
1817

Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67

Death
1818

Congress approves 1st pensions for government service

Event
1823

Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer, dies at 69

Death
1829

William Robertson Boggs, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

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