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 This day in History - June 22
385 Historic Events for June 22
1741

Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer, dies at 38

Death
1742

Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer

Birth
1745

Hubert Renotte, composer, dies at 41

Death
1745

Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland

Event
1754

Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91

Death
1757

George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from SF to Vancouver I

Birth
1763

Etienne-Nicolas M‚hul, French organist/opera composer (Le Jeune Henri)

Birth
1772

Slavery outlawed in England

Event
1774

English parliament accepts Quebec Act

Event
1775

1st Continental currency issued ($3,000,000)

Event
1777

Josef Christian, German sculptor, dies at 71

Death
1796

Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [OS]

Birth
1799

England and Russia decide to invade Bataafse Republic

Event
1803

Wilhelm Heinse, writer, dies

Death
1805

Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)

Birth
1807

British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812

Event
1808

Zebulon Pike reaches his peak

Event
1812

Napoleon's Grand Army invades Russia

Event
1814

James Henry Lane, MC (Union), died in 1866 [or Jul 28 1833]

Birth
1814

1st match at the present Lord's, MCC v Herefordshire

Event
1815

2nd abdication of Napoleon (after Waterloo)

Event
1824

Frederic Louis Ritter, composer

Birth
1830

Theodor Leschetizky, composer

Birth
1832

John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine

Event
1837

Paul Morphy, New Orleans, greatest chess player of all time (1857-61)

Birth