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 This day in History - March 31
393 Historic Events for March 31
1717

Florian Wrastill, composer

Birth
1722

Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist/exegete, dies at 62

Death
1723

Frederik V, King of Denmark/Norway (1746-66)

Birth
1732

Franz Joseph Haydn, Austria, composer, help develop classical style

Birth
1741

Peter Burmannus, [Peter Burman], Dutch attorney/classicist, dies at 72

Death
1745

Jews are expelled from Prague

Event
1747

Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer (Moon has Risen)

Birth
1747

Johann A P Schulz, German composer

Birth
1791

Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer

Birth
1796

Johann Wolfgang von Goethes "Egmont," premieres in Weimar

Event
1808

French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names

Event
1809

Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer

Birth
1809

Franz Joseph Haydn, composer, dies on 77th birthday

Death
1809

Edward FitzGerald, England, writer (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam)

Birth
1809

Nikolai Gogol, father of 19th-century Russian realism (Dead Souls)

Birth
1811

Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen, Germany, chemist (Bunsen Burner)

Birth
1814

Forces allied against Napoleon capture Paris

Event
1822

Rafael Hernando, composer

Birth
1831

Qu‚bec and Montr‚al incorporated

Event
1831

Mainzer Rijnvaart Convention ends

Event
1831

Archibald Scott, Scottish chemist

Birth
1835

John La Farge, US painter

Birth
1837

Robert Ross McBurney, 1st paid secretary of the YMCA

Birth
1837

John Constable, English painter/water colors painter, dies at 60

Death
1837

Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth