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 This day in History - April 2
348 Historic Events for April 2
1735

Christian Gotthilf Tag, composer

Birth
1735

Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer

Birth
1740

Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)

Birth
1745

Austria and Bavaria sign peace

Event
1747

Johann J Dillenius, German botanist, dies at 63

Death
1758

Johann Balthasar Konig, composer, dies at 67

Death
1763

Giacomo Gotifredo Ferrari, composer

Birth
1784

Pierre Leclair, composer, dies at 74

Death
1792

US authorizes $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle and 2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins and silver dollar, « dollar, quarter, dime and half-dime

Event
1792

Congress establishes Philadelphia mint

Event
1798

H v Fallersleben, writer

Birth
1800

1st performance of Ludwig von Beethoven's 1st Symphony in C

Event
1803

Hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church hymns), dies at 56

Death
1803

Franz Paul Lachner, composer

Birth
1805

Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark, author of 150 fairy tales

Birth
1806

Giacomo Antonelli, Italian cardinal/asst sec of state for Pius IX

Birth
1814

Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning, Brig General (Confederate Army

Birth
1817

Teodulo Mabellini, composer

Birth
1819

1st successful agricultural journal ("American Farmer") begins

Event
1826

Philip Dale Roddey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

Birth
1827

Joseph Dixon begins manufacturing lead pencils

Event
1827

William Holdman Hunt, English painter (Light of the World)

Birth
1831

Charles Felix, blind King of Sardina (1821-31), dies at 74

Death
1833

Thomas Howard Ruger, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1834

Fr‚d‚ric-Auguste Bertholdi, France, sculptor (Statue of Liberty)

Birth