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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1728

Gian M Crescimbeni, Italian literary/critic (Arcadia), dies at 64

Death
1734

Carolomannus Pachschmidt, composer, dies at 33

Death
1743

Bendix Friedrich Zinck, composer

Birth
1746

Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen

Event
1748

Willem V Batavus, prince of Orange-Nassau

Birth
1754

Don Jos‚ de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies

Death
1754

Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain

Event
1766

Willem V (18) becomes governor of United Provinces

Event
1778

Friedrich August Kanne, composer

Birth
1782

Gnadenhutten Massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 indians

Event
1783

Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, composer

Birth
1783

Hannah Hoes Van Buren, NY, wife of pres Martin (1837-41) (died 1819)

Birth
1787

Karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery

Birth
1799

Simon Cameron, Secy War (Union), died in 1889

Birth
1801

British drive French forces from Abukir, Egypt

Event
1813

1st concerto of Royal Philharmonic

Event
1815

Jean Delphin Alard, French violinist/composer

Birth
1825

George William Martin, composer

Birth
1828

Johann Anton Sulzer, composer, dies at 75

Death
1836

Matthew Calbraith Butler, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1838

US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)

Event
1839

James Mason Crafts, US chemist (Friedel-Crafts-synthesis)

Birth
1840

Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor

Birth
1841

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mass, 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32)

Birth
1843

Per Jonas Fredrik Vilhelm Svedbom, composer

Birth