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 This day in History - March 22
412 Historic Events for March 22
1752

Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer

Birth
1758

Jonathan Edwards, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin), dies at 54

Death
1765

Stamp Act passed; 1st direct British tax on colonists

Event
1767

Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance

Birth
1771

Gottlieb W Rabener, German author (Bremer BeitrÔÇ×ge), dies at 56

Death
1771

Heinrich D Zschokke, Swiss author (Das Goldmacherdorf)

Birth
1775

Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the English parliament

Event
1777

John Bartram, father of American botany, dies at 77

Death
1778

Capt Cook sights Cape Flattery, in Washington state

Event
1785

Adam Sedgwick, British? geologist

Birth
1790

Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st US Secretary of State

Event
1794

Congress bans US vessels from supplying slaves to other countries

Event
1796

Gaspare Gabellone, composer, dies at 68

Death
1797

Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)

Birth
1798

Justin Morgan, composer, dies at 51

Death
1799

F W A Argelander, Memel E Prussia, cataloguer of 324,188 stars

Birth
1803

Anthonie Waldrop, Dutch painter/lithographer

Birth
1813

Gabriel Rene Paul, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1814

Thomas Crawford, US sculptor (Babes in the Wood)

Birth
1817

Braxton Bragg, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1876

Birth
1819

William Wirt Adams, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

Birth
1820

Stephen Decatur, killed in a duel with Com James Barron at 41

Death
1822

Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866)

Birth
1822

Seth Williams, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1866

Birth
1822

Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna

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