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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1719

Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik

Birth
1723

J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz

Birth
1726

Cardinal Fleury succeeds duke of Bourbon as French premier

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1740

Luigi Gatti, composer

Birth
1742

Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove

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1764

Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer, dies at 74

Death
1766

Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain, dies at 73

Death
1770

Capt James Cook discovers Great Barrier Reef off Australia

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1774

Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army

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1775

Egidio Romoaldo Duni, Italian composer, dies at 67

Death
1776

John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)

Birth
1776

Continental Congress create a committee to draft Decl of Independence

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1788

1st British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC

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1793

1st American stove patent is granted to Robert Haeterick

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1807

James Findlay Schenck, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882

Birth
1808

Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882

Birth
1808

Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83

Death
1811

Charles Frederick, liberal ruler of Baden, dies at 82

Death
1816

Robert Huston Milroy, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890

Birth
1816

Gas Light Co of Baltimore founded

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1822

Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889

Birth
1823

James Lawson Kemper, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

Birth
1825

Daniel D Tompkins, 6th US Vice President (1817-25), dies at 54

Death
1828

Dugald Stewart, Scot philosopher (Scottish common sense), dies at 74

Death
1829

Hendrik Gerhard, Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)

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