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 This day in History - June 29
382 Historic Events for June 29
1779

Anton R Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter Madrid, dies at 51

Death
1783

August Alexander Klengel, composer

Birth
1784

Caesar Rodney, US judge/singer (Declar of Independence), dies at 55

Death
1790

Feike H Van de Crew, Fries writer (Mayke Jakkelis), dies

Death
1798

Kaat Mussel [Catharina Mulder], exerciser, dies

Death
1798

Willibald Alexis, [Georg W H„ring], German writer (Schloss Avalon)

Birth
1800

Free mason lodge establishes in Alkmaar

Event
1805

Hiram Powers, US sculptor (Greek Slave)

Birth
1818

Carl P Fohr, German painter/cartoonist, dies at 22

Death
1822

Prince Charles Bonaparte marries niece Zena‹de Bonaparte

Event
1824

Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT Stempels)

Birth
1831

William Thomas Clark, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1905

Birth
1840

Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65

Death
1842

Josef Labor, composer

Birth
1849

Sergei J Witte, Neth/Russ count/premier Russia

Birth
1850

Joseph Paul Skelly, composer

Birth
1850

British ex-premier sir Robert Peel falls off his horse

Event
1852

Henry Clay, the great compromiser, dies at 75

Death
1854

Netherlands allows corporal punishment

Event
1854

Gadsden Purchase (parts of Az, NM) from Mexico for $10 million

Event
1857

Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)

Event
1858

George Washington Goethals, engineer (built Panama Canal)

Birth
1858

Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia

Event
1858

Great fire in London harbor

Event
1860

Thomas Addison, English physician (A-Biermer Disease), dies at 67

Death