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 This day in History - March 28
374 Historic Events for March 28
1731

R mon de la Cruz, Spanish playwright/interpreter

Birth
1737

Francesco Zannetti, composer

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1738

English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)

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1741

Johann Andre, composer

Birth
1750

Francisco A G de Miranda, Venezuelan freedom fighter

Birth
1758

Jonathan Edwards, US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54

Death
1760

Thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)

Birth
1766

Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)

Birth
1770

Sophie Mereau, writer

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1774

Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts

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1779

Angelo Maria Benincori, composer

Birth
1794

Louvre opens to the public (although officially opened since August)

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1796

Bethel African Methodist Church of Phila is 1st US-African church

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1797

Nathaniel Briggs of NH patents a washing machine

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1799

NY State abolished slavery

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1799

Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow)

Birth
1799

Etta L J "baronne" Palm-Aelders, Dutch adventurer/spy, dies at 55

Death
1801

Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (North Holland), dies at 66

Death
1804

Ohio passed law restricting movement of Blacks, 1804

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1806

Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1861-66)

Birth
1817

Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer

Birth
1818

Wade Hampton, SC, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1902

Birth
1818

Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer, dies at 62

Death
1834

Senate censure Pres Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US

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1837

Felix Mendelssohn marries C‚cile Jeanrenaud

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