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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1691

Cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61

Death
1692

Battle at La Hogue: English and Dutch fleet beat France

Event
1692

Royal Hospital Founders Day 1st celebrated

Event
1716

Louis J M Daubenton, French zoologist

Birth
1721

South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony

Event
1727

Peter II Aleksei (11) becomes czar of Russia

Event
1730

William Jackson, composer

Birth
1731

Orazio Mei, composer

Birth
1736

Patrick Henry, US, patriot "Give me liberty or give me death"

Birth
1741

Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer

Birth
1750

Giuseppe Porsile, composer, dies at 70

Death
1753

Joseph Haydns "Krumme Teufel," premieres

Event
1765

Patrick Henry historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"

Event
1787

"Virginia Plan" proposed

Event
1788

Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver, dies at 61

Death
1790

Rhode Is becomes last of original 13 colonies ratifying Constitution

Event
1791

Pietro Romani, composer

Birth
1810

Solomon Meredith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1875

Birth
1810

Erasmus Darwin Keyes, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895

Birth
1810

Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer

Birth
1814

Jos‚phine, empress of France (1804-14), dies

Death
1815

Cornelis de Gijselaar, politician/patriot, dies at 64

Death
1816

Madame L'Ouverture, widow of Haiti's leader Toussaint L'O, dies

Death
1824

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox, Major General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1825

David Bell Birney, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1864

Birth