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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1672

Brandenburgs monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands

Event
1678

Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44

Death
1727

Catharina I, Latvia tsarina of Russia, dies at about 42

Death
1733

1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni

Event
1739

Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed), dies at 63

Death
1753

French King Louis XV observes transit of Mercury at Mendon Castle

Event
1757

Battle at Prague: Frederik II of Prussia beats emperor army

Event
1758

Maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781)

Birth
1759

Fran‡ois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician

Birth
1769

Ferdinand III, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane

Birth
1776

James Kent, composer, dies at 76

Death
1785

Arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller

Birth
1786

Ludwig B”rne, writer

Birth
1787

1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston

Event
1790

Vaclav Vilem Wurfel, composer

Birth
1794

Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier, composer, dies at 59

Death
1794

Haiti, under Toussaint L'Ouverture, revolts against France

Event
1800

Ferdinand Marcucci, composer

Birth
1801

George Sears Greene, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899

Birth
1802

Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer, artist

Birth
1804

Suriname sold to English (until Feb, 1816)

Event
1806

Chapin Aaron Harris, US, found America Society of Dental Surgeons

Birth
1809

William Walker, composer

Birth
1812

Marin R Delany, Charlestown Va, 1st black major in US Medical Corp

Birth
1813

Joseph Tarr Copeland, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1893

Birth