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 This day in History - May 7
388 Historic Events for May 7
1736

John Weldon, composer, dies at 60

Death
1748

French troops conquer Maastricht

Event
1763

Josef Poniatovski, Polish general/marshal of France

Birth
1765

Adm Nelsons sailboat HMS Victory runs aground

Event
1769

Giuseppe Farinelli, composer

Birth
1771

Samuel Hearne explores Copper Mine River of Canada

Event
1775

Turkish state of Bukovina secedes from Austria

Event
1776

D niel Berzsenyi, [Hungarian Horatius], Hungarian poet

Birth
1789

1st inaugurational ball (for George Washington in NYC)

Event
1792

Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82

Death
1792

Capt Robert Gray discovers Grays Harbor (Washington)

Event
1793

Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt admiral (battle of Doggersbank), dies at 68

Death
1793

Pietro Nardini, composer, dies at 71

Death
1795

Gerhard M Roentgen, industrialist (founder dockyard Fijenoord)

Birth
1800

Indiana Territory organized

Event
1800

Niccol• Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72

Death
1800

Laurens P van Spiegel, regent/pension advisor (1787-95), dies at 64

Death
1803

Johan Peter Cronhamm, composer

Birth
1812

Robert Browning, London England, poet (Pied Piper)

Birth
1814

Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79

Death
1818

Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer, dies at 70

Death
1824

Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna

Event
1825

Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74

Death
1826

Varina Howell Davis, 1st lady (Confederacy), died in 1905

Birth
1827

Charles T H Coster, Belgian literary (L‚gendes Flamandes) [or Aug 20]

Birth