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 This day in History - June 21
400 Historic Events for June 21
1684

King Charles II revokes Massachusetts Bay Colony charter

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1688

Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)

Birth
1730

Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist

Birth
1732

Johann Christoph Frederic Bach, composer

Birth
1732

Martha Washington, 1st, 1st lady (1789-97)

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1740

Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief)

Birth
1749

Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Neth

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1763

Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher

Birth
1768

1st US bachelor of medicine degree (Dr John Archer)

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1774

Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)

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1781

Sim‚on-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (Poisson verdeling)

Birth
1788

Vizille France population demands local parliament

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1788

US Constitution goes into effect as NH is 9th to ratify

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1790

Wilhelm Speyer, composer

Birth
1791

Fleeing French King Louis XVI and family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne

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1792

Vancouver meets Spanish ships Sutil and Mexicana off Vancouver, BC

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1805

Great Stoneface Mt found in NH

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1805

Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer

Birth
1817

James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887

Birth
1818

Joseph Abel Haskin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874

Birth
1818

Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer

Birth
1821

African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church organizes (NYC)

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1823

Edward Elmer Potter, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1889

Birth
1834

Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine

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1839

Machado de Assis, writer

Birth