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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
1674

Johann Paul Schor, German barok painter, dies at 58

Death
1698

John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist

Birth
1710

Giuseppi Antonio Paganelli, composer

Birth
1714

Peace of Rastatt - French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg

Event
1720

Pieter van Flowers, Flemish painter, buried at 63

Death
1728

Spain and England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo

Event
1740

Giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)

Birth
1753

Gerhardus Havingha, composer, dies at 56

Death
1754

Henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57

Death
1761

Earl d'Andr‚ossi, French general/member of parliament

Birth
1763

Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer

Birth
1765

Jan Kops, Dutch agronomist/vicar

Birth
1775

1st Negro Mason in US initiated, Boston

Event
1779

Philipp Roth, composer

Birth
1785

Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer

Birth
1787

Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)

Birth
1791

Anna Claypoole Peale, painted miniatures

Birth
1793

Bernhard Joseph Klein, composer

Birth
1799

Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine

Event
1806

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet (Sonnets from the Portuguese)

Birth
1808

1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard

Event
1810

Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US

Event
1812

Aaron Lufkin Dennison, father of American watchmaking

Birth
1816

Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany

Event
1820

Horatio Gouverneur Wright, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth