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 This day in History - April 28
335 Historic Events for April 28
1774

Francis Baily, describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse

Birth
1788

Maryland becomes 7th state to ratify constitution

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1789

Fletcher Christian leads Mutiny on HMS Bounty and Capt William Bligh

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1795

Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)

Birth
1796

Cease fire of Cherasco

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1799

Fran‡ois Giroust, composer, dies at 62

Death
1804

Hans Gram, composer, dies at 49

Death
1804

31 English ship sail Suriname river demand transition colony

Event
1809

Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist

Birth
1810

Daniel Ullmann, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth
1812

Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910

Birth
1815

Andrew Jackson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1818

Monroe proclaims naval disarmament on Great Lakes and Lake Champlain

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1825

James Winning McMillan, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1826

Alexander Stadtfeld, composer

Birth
1829

Dutch parliament accepts new press laws

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1838

Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)

Birth
1842

Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Brazil (1870-89)

Birth
1843

William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (rights of Wallace), dies

Death
1846

Johann E Backlund, Swedish astronomer (planets/asteroids)

Birth
1847

George B Vashon becomes 1st black to enter NY State Bar

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1848

Free last slaves in French colonies

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1848

Ludvig Schytte, composer

Birth
1853

Ludwig Tieck, writer, dies at 79

Death
1855

1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston

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