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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1775

1st regatta held on Thames, England

Event
1776

Final draft of Declaration of Independence submitted to US Congress

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1784

1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren)

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1794

Empress Catherine II grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev

Event
1801

Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1801

Bendix Friedrich Zinck, composer, dies at 58

Death
1810

Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina

Birth
1810

John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)

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1817

Otto Carl Erdmann Kospoth, composer, dies at 63

Death
1818

Simon Vissering, Dutch economist/minister of Finances (1879-81)

Birth
1821

Dutch troops conquer Palembang

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1822

Young Marshall Moody, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

Birth
1824

Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer

Birth
1833

Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer, dies at 73

Death
1837

Ernest Guiraud, composer

Birth
1838

Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868

Birth
1846

George Sax, inventor (saxophone)

Birth
1848

Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris

Event
1848

Antoine Joseph Sax patents Saxophone

Event
1848

Antoine Joseph Sax, inventor (saxophone)

Birth
1852

Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer

Birth
1854

Antwerp-Roosendaal railway goes into use

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1855

Maude Valerie White, composer

Birth
1858

William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician

Birth
1859

Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdams social alderman (building of houses)

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