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 This day in History - May 28
422 Historic Events for May 28
1741

Spain and Bavaria sign treaty

Event
1742

1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

Event
1754

George Washington defeats French and indians at Ft Duquesne (Pitts)

Event
1759

William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)

Birth
1765

Jean Baptiste Cartier, composer

Birth
1774

1st Continental Congress convenes (Virginia)

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1777

Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer

Birth
1778

Friedrich Westenholz, composer

Birth
1780

Joseph Frohlich, composer

Birth
1782

Wouter J van Troostwijk, Dutch painter

Birth
1787

Johann Georg Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer, dies at 67

Death
1789

Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Tomorrow- og Aftensange)

Birth
1791

Joseph Schmitt, composer, dies at 57

Death
1798

Josef Dessauer, composer

Birth
1805

Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Ital composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62

Death
1807

Jan van Swieten, Dutch general/governor of West-Sumatra

Birth
1807

Louis Agassiz, Switzerland, naturalist/geologist/teacher

Birth
1810

Alexandre Calamo, Switz, painter/etcher/lithographer

Birth
1818

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, US Confederate gen (Hero of Sumter)

Birth
1818

1st steam-vessel to sail Great Lakes launched

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1819

William Birney, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1907

Birth
1820

Willem Doorenbos, [Keerom], literary/critic

Birth
1828

Alpheus Baker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

Birth
1828

Bartel Wilton, machinefabrikant/ship builder

Birth
1830

George Lucas Hartsuff, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1874

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