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 This day in History - June 2
370 Historic Events for June 2
1715

Herman-Fran‡ois Delange, composer

Birth
1740

Marquis de Sade, 1st known sadist/writer (Justine)

Birth
1746

Russia and Austria sign agreements

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1750

Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German composer, dies at 68

Death
1751

Antoni Weinert, composer

Birth
1758

Cornelis R T Krayenhoff, Dutch fortress engineer/cartographer

Birth
1759

Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter

Birth
1774

England passed Quartering Act, mandating Colonists must board English troops in their homes

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1777

Christian Traugott Tag, composer

Birth
1780

Anti Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London

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1797

1st ascent of "Great Mountain" (4,622') in Adirondack NY (C Broadhead)

Event
1802

Adrian van der Hoop Jr, Dutch poet/critic

Birth
1803

Michail I Glinka, Russian composer

Birth
1806

Isaac Strauss, composer

Birth
1807

Robert Fuhrer, composer

Birth
1812

John W de Winter, Dutch vice-adm, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51

Death
1815

Philip Kearny, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1821

Ion Bratianu, (Lib), premier of Romania (1876-88)

Birth
1828

James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer

Birth
1830

Olivier Metra, composer

Birth
1831

Benjamin Hardin Helm, Brig General (Conf)/Lincoln's brother-in-law

Birth
1831

Jan G Palm, Cura‡ao, bandmaster/choir master/composer

Birth
1834

5th national black convention meet (NYC)

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1835

Pius X, [Giuseppe Sarto], 257th Roman Catholic pope (1903-14)

Birth
1835

P T Barnum and his circus begin 1st tour of US

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