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 This day in History - March 5
383 Historic Events for March 5
1795

Amsterdam celebrates Revolution on the Dam; Square of Revolution

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1795

Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France

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1805

Theodore Labarre, composer

Birth
1807

1st performance of Ludwig von Beethoven's 4th Symphony in B

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1817

Austen H Layard, British archaeologist/diplomat

Birth
1820

Dutch city of Leeuwarden forbids Jews to go to synagogues on Sundays

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1821

Monroe is 1st pres inaugurated on March 5th, because 4th was Sun

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1824

Elisha Harris, US, physician/found American Public Health Assoc

Birth
1824

James Merritt Ives, lithographer (Currier and Ives)

Birth
1825

Joseph Albert, German photographer (albertotype)

Birth
1825

John Dunovant, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1827

Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist (made 1st battery), dies at 82

Death
1828

Johann Gungl, composer

Birth
1836

Mexico attacks Alamo

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1836

Samuel Colt manufactures 1st pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model

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1840

Constance Fenimore Woolson, NH, writer (Jupiter Lights)

Birth
1843

William F Sudds, composer

Birth
1845

Alfonse Hasselmans, composer

Birth
1845

Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to western US

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1849

Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th president

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1850

Daniel Brink Towner, composer

Birth
1852

Isabella Gregory, Ireland, writer/playwright (Golden Apple)

Birth
1853

Arthur W Foote, Salem Mass, organist/composer (Suite for Strings in E)

Birth
1853

Howard Pyle, illustrator/painter/author (King Stork)

Birth
1853

Georg A Kestner, German art collector/diplomat, dies at 75

Death