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 This day in History - March 21
378 Historic Events for March 21
1734

Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48

Death
1763

Jean Paul, writer

Birth
1765

Henry Fagel, Dutch/English baron/diplomat

Birth
1768

Jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-gen of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75

Death
1768

Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, mathematician/Egyptologist

Birth
1779

Alexis Garaude, composer

Birth
1788

Fire destroyed 856 buildings in New Orleans Louisiana

Event
1788

Gustavus Vassa petitions Queen Charlotte, to free enslaved Africans

Event
1790

Thomas Jefferson reports to Pres Washington in NY as Sec of State

Event
1791

Capt Hopley Yeaton of NH becomes 1st commissioned officer in USN

Event
1793

Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51

Death
1801

Andrea Lucchesi, composer, dies at 59

Death
1804

French civil Code of Napoleon adopted

Event
1806

Benito Pablo Ju rez, Oaxaca Mexico, president of M‚xico (1858-72)

Birth
1810

Philippe-Joseph van den Berghe graaf Limmighe, Brabants ships, dies

Death
1813

James Jesse Strang, King of Mormons on Beaver Is, MI (1850-56)

Birth
1816

Charlotte Bronte, novelist/poet

Birth
1820

Frank Mori, composer

Birth
1824

Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses

Event
1826

Beethoven's Quartet #13 in B flat major (Op 130) premiered in Vienna

Event
1835

Charles Darwin and Mariano Gonzales meet at Portillo Pass

Event
1836

Jesus Monasterio, composer

Birth
1839

Modest Mussorgsky, composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]

Birth
1843

Preacher William Miller of Mass predicts the world will end today

Event
1844

Leopold F J J J van Sassen Ysselt, Dutch politician, dies at 65

Death