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 This day in History - June 28
380 Historic Events for June 28
1629

Peace of AlŠs: Rights of French huguenots limited

Event
1635

French colony of Guadeloupe established in Caribbean

Event
1675

Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburgs army beats Sweden

Event
1712

Jean Jacques Rousseau, France, composer/social contractor (Confession)

Birth
1714

Cornelis Chastelein, colonial director, dies at 56

Death
1714

Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86

Death
1734

Jean-Jacques Beauvarget-Charpentier, composer

Birth
1742

Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52

Death
1748

Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed

Event
1748

Pieter van Dort, Amsterdam plunderer, hanged

Death
1748

Marretje Arends, [Matje of Nieuwendijk], Amsterdam plunderer, hanged

Death
1762

Russian tsarina Catharina II grabs power

Event
1762

1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)

Event
1770

Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia

Event
1776

Thomas Hickey, American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged

Death
1776

Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack

Event
1778

Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots

Event
1778

Battle of Monmouth, NJ (Gen Washington beats Clinton)

Event
1787

Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces

Birth
1788

Johann Christoph Vogel, composer, dies at 32

Death
1798

Pierre Dutillieu, composer, dies at 44

Death
1802

Johann J Angel, German author/director, dies at 60

Death
1806

Johann Friedrich Ludwig Sievers, composer, dies at 64

Death
1806

Napoleon Coste, composer

Birth
1807

British troops lands at Ensenada, Argentina

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