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 This day in History - March 3
501 Historic Events for March 3
1746

Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness

Event
1747

Kasamir Pulaski, US general (Revolutionary War)

Birth
1756

William Godwin, philosopher/political writer (Caleb Williams)

Birth
1766

Gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73

Death
1768

Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer, dies at 81

Death
1776

US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas

Event
1791

Congress establishes US Mint

Event
1791

1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits and carriages)

Event
1792

Robert Adam, Scottish architect (Syon House, Middlesex), dies at 63

Death
1793

Ch Sealsfield, writer

Birth
1794

1st performance of Joseph Haydn's 101st Symphony in D

Event
1794

Richard Allen founded AME Church

Event
1800

Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer, dies at 64

Death
1801

1st US Jewish governor, David Emanuel, takes office in Georgia

Event
1803

1st impeachment trial of a federal judge, John Pickering, begins

Event
1805

Louisiana-Missouri Territory forms

Event
1809

Sophia Hawthorne, writer

Birth
1811

Vissarion Belinsky, Sveaborg Finland, Russian author (Literary Review)

Birth
1812

US passes 1st foreign aid bill (aids Venezuela earthquake vicitims)

Event
1813

Office of surgeon general of the US army forms

Event
1814

Charles Kensington Salaman, composer

Birth
1815

US declares war on Algiers for taking US prisoners and demanding tribute

Event
1817

Mississippi Territory is divided into Alabama Territory and Mississippi

Event
1820

Eduard Douwes Dekker, [Multatuli], Dutch writer (Max Havelaar)

Birth
1820

Missouri Compromise passes, allowing slavery in Missouri

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