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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1715

Daniel Dal Barba, composer

Birth
1726

Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Op‚ra of Paris

Event
1749

Jean-Frederic Edelmann, composer

Birth
1749

Pope Benedict XIV proclaims 1750 a Year" [?]

Event
1762

Russia and Prussia sign peace treaty

Event
1764

Smolny-institution forms in St Petersburg for noble girls

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1780

2nd oldest learned society in US (American Academy of Arts and Sciences) forms (Boston)

Event
1786

Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies

Death
1789

French States-General for It first since 1614 together

Event
1797

Napoleon I's sister Elisa marries Felix Bacciochi

Event
1800

Louis Hachette, French publisher (Librairie Hachette)

Birth
1801

Philippe-Lambert-Joseph Spruyt, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 74

Death
1804

Jacob Kats, Flemish writer (Earthly Paradise)

Birth
1809

Mary Kies is 1st woman issued a US patent (weaving straw)

Event
1809

Citizenship is denied to Jews of Canton of Aargau Switzerland

Event
1813

Síren Kierkegaard, Denmark, philosopher (founded Existentialism)

Birth
1814

British attack Ft Ontario, Oswego, NY

Event
1815

EugŠne-Marin Labiche, French playwright

Birth
1816

American Bible Society organized (NY)

Event
1817

George Washington Julian, MC (Union), died in 1899

Birth
1818

Karl Marx, philosopher (Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital)

Birth
1819

Stanislaw Moniuszko, Polish composer

Birth
1821

Napoleon I Bonaparte, emperor France (1799-1815), dies in St Helena

Death
1823

James Allen Hardie, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1876

Birth
1826

Eug‚nie M de Montijo y de Guzman, Empress of France

Birth