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 This day in History - March 9
370 Historic Events for March 9
1741

English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena

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1745

Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston

Event
1747

Jacob Campo Weyerman, S Neth adventurer/painter/writer, dies at 69

Death
1753

Jean-Baptiste Kl‚ber, French general/architect (Mainz, Fleurus)

Birth
1758

Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)

Birth
1777

Alexander Orlowski, Polish painter/cartoonist/graphic artist

Birth
1791

George Hayward, US, surgeon, 1st to use ether

Birth
1796

Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais

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1798

Dr George Balfour becomes 1st naval surgeon in the US navy

Event
1800

Dominique Della-Maria, composer, dies at 30

Death
1810

Jean-Georges Kastner, composer

Birth
1812

Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer

Birth
1814

Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]

Birth
1819

Janos Fusz, composer, dies at 41

Death
1820

-11) Philippines chases out foreigners; about 125 die

Event
1820

James Monroe's daughter Maria marries in the White House

Event
1822

Charles Graham of NY patents artificial teeth

Event
1824

Leland Stanford, (Gov/Sen)/found Stanford U

Birth
1824

Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/Friesland, dies at 79

Death
1826

Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer

Birth
1827

Franz Xaver Gerl, composer, dies at 62

Death
1831

Friedrich M Klinger, German (stage)author (Plimplamplasko), dies at 79

Death
1839

Felix Huston Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1928

Birth
1839

Prussian govt limits work week for children to 51 hours

Event
1839

Modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov) [OS]

Birth