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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1707

Antonio Teixeira, composer

Birth
1710

Adolf Frederik, king of Sweden (1751-70)

Birth
1726

John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies

Death
1726

Moshe Darshan, Rabbi/author (Torat Ahsam), dies

Death
1727

Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), baptized

Birth
1742

Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64

Death
1761

Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50

Death
1767

British government disbands Americans import duty on tea

Event
1771

Robert Owen, England, factory owner/socialist

Birth
1780

Auguste De Polignac, premier France (R‚ponse … mes adversaires)

Birth
1781

Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian

Birth
1787

Delegates gather in Phila to draw up US constitution

Event
1796

1st smallpox inoculation administered, by Edward Jenner

Event
1798

Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian

Birth
1800

Friedrich von Schiller's "Macbeth," premieres in Weimar

Event
1801

Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66

Death
1804

Lewis and Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

Event
1805

Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann, composer

Birth
1811

Paraguay gains independence from Spain (Natl Day)

Event
1816

Gualtiero Sanelli, composer

Birth
1820

Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43

Death
1830

George Pierce Doles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1832

Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides," premieres

Event
1832

John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried

Death
1833

Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88

Death