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 This day in History - April 7
311 Historic Events for April 7
1727

Michel Adanson, French biologist (Natural History of S‚n‚gal)

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1745

Georg Druschetzky, composer

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1748

Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer

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1756

Charles Felix, King of Sardina (1821-31)

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1763

Domenico Dragonetti, composer

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1768

Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer

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1770

William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)

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1772

F M Charles Fourier, French socialist

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1775

Francis C Lowell, founded 1st raw cotton-to-cloth textile mill

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1780

William Ellery Channing, US, Unitarian clergyman

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1786

William Rufus DeVane King, (D) 13th VP (1853)

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1788

1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta

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1798

Mississippi Territory organized

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1801

Henry Eagle, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882

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1803

Flora Tristan, writer

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1805

Francis Wilkinson Pickens, (Gov-SC, Confederacy), died in 1869

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1805

Premiere of Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself)

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1818

Gen Andrew Jackson conquers St Marks Fla from Seminole indians

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1819

Hubert Leonard, composer

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1820

Gy”rgy Klapka, Hungarian general/MP (Kom rom-castle)

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1822

Gershom Mott, Major General (Union volunteers)

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1826

Johann Hermann Berens, composer

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1827

English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches

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1831

Dom Pedro abdicates to son, Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil

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1841

Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter

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