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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
1658

Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, french colonial governor of America

Birth
1668

Francesco Gasparini, composer

Birth
1684

Emperor Leopold I, Poland and Venice sign Heilig Covenant of Linz

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1696

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Venetian Rococo painter (Isaac's Sacrifice)

Birth
1732

Joseph-Fran‡ois Salomon, composer, dies at 82

Death
1733

Vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Italian dancer/choreographer

Birth
1743

1st US religious journal, The Christian History, published, Boston

Event
1746

Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/naval chaplain

Birth
1746

Jakobijnse troops leave Aberdeen

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1748

William Shield, composer

Birth
1750

1st American Shakespearean production-"altered" Richard III, NYC

Event
1750

Jean B G d'Ansse de Villoison, French classical (Apollonii Lexicon)

Birth
1751

Jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer

Birth
1756

Thomas Linley, composer

Birth
1760

Princess Carolina marries Gen Charles Christian van Nassau-Weilburg

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1766

Don Antonio de Ulloa takes possession of Louisiana Terr from French

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1770

Crispus Attuks, slave, is 1st of 5 killed during Boston Massacre

Death
1770

Boston Massacre, British troops kill 5 in crowd. Crispus Attackus becomes 1st black to die for American freedom

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1770

Blanche Kelso Bruce sworn in as a US Senator (Mississippi)

Event
1774

Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer

Birth
1778

Thomas A Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia), dies at 67

Death
1783

King Stanislaus Augustus Poniatowski grants rights to Jews of Kovno

Event
1794

Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1794

R mon de la Cruz, Spanish playwright/translator, dies at 62

Death
1795

Josef Reicha, composer, dies at 42

Death