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 This day in History - March 7
378 Historic Events for March 7
1731

Jean-Louis Laruette, composer

Birth
1737

Guido Starhemberg, Austrian earl/fieldmarshal, dies at 79

Death
1750

Cornelis Troost, Dutch painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52

Death
1761

Antonio Palella, composer, dies at 68

Death
1762

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)

Birth
1765

Joseph N Ni‚pce, French inventor (photography)

Birth
1769

Josef Alois Ladurner, composer

Birth
1773

Tommaso Marchesi, composer

Birth
1774

British close port of Boston to all commerce

Event
1778

Capt James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay

Event
1785

Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)

Birth
1786

Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76

Death
1792

John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer

Birth
1797

Karl Schwencke, composer

Birth
1799

Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech poet (national anthem, folk song)

Birth
1801

Massachusetts enacts 1st state voter registration law

Event
1802

Johann Georg Witthauer, composer, dies at 50

Death
1804

John Wedgwood, founder (Royal Horticulture Society), dies

Death
1807

Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)

Birth
1808

Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro

Event
1809

Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73

Death
1810

Albertus H Wiese, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at about 48

Death
1811

Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer

Birth
1813

Judocus Smits, Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)

Birth
1820

Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer

Birth