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 This day in History - March 26
441 Historic Events for March 26
1726

John Vanbrugh, Dutch/English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62

Death
1736

Georg Balthasar Schott, composer, dies at 49

Death
1753

Benjamin Thompson, physicist (Royal Inst of Great Britain, Woburn MA)

Birth
1758

Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer

Birth
1773

Nathaniel Bowditch, mathematician/astronomer/author (Marine Sextant)

Birth
1780

1st British Sunday newspaper appears (Brit Gazette and Sunday Monitor)

Event
1783

Johann Baptist Weigl, composer

Birth
1790

Congress passes Naturalization Act, requires 2-year residency

Event
1793

Pro-royalist uprising in Vend‚e region of France

Event
1797

James Hutton, geologist, dies

Death
1799

Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine

Event
1804

Territory of Orleans organizes in Louisiana Purchase

Event
1804

Congress orders removal of Indians east of Mississippi to Louisiana

Event
1806

Josef Slavik, composer

Birth
1809

Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, dies at 68

Death
1812

Earthquake destroys 90% of Caracas; about 20,000 die

Event
1813

Thomas West Sherman, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879

Birth
1817

Herman Haupt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905

Birth
1819

Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer

Birth
1819

Louise Otto, Germany, author/feminist

Birth
1820

Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer, dies at 71

Death
1821

Earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel)

Birth
1821

Franz Grillparzer's "Das Goldene Vliess," premieres in Vienna

Event
1824

1st performance of Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis"

Event
1827

Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (Appassionata), dies at 56

Death