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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
1752

Moscow houses and churchs destroyed by fire

Event
1761

Henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell)

Birth
1764

Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe, dies at 69

Death
1770

Manuel Belgrano, Argentina

Birth
1770

Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in Calif

Event
1771

Sydney Smith, Woodford Essex, preacher/reformer/author

Birth
1773

Caspar G C Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist

Birth
1773

Michael Gottard Fischer, composer

Birth
1780

William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)

Birth
1781

Jack Jouett rides to warn Jefferson of British attack

Event
1782

Charles Waterton, eccentric naturalist/pioneer

Birth
1789

Alex Mackenzie explores Mackenzie River (Canada)

Event
1801

Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer

Birth
1804

Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer, dies at 35

Death
1804

Richard Cobden, West Sussex, founder (Anti-Corn-Law League)

Birth
1808

Jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5)

Birth
1809

John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer, dies at 58

Death
1812

Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)

Birth
1815

Martin Edward Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1818

Maratha Wars between British and Maratha Confederacy in India ends

Event
1819

Thomas Ball, US, sculptor/painter/singer

Birth
1819

Johann Barthold Jongkind, Lattrop Neth, Dut/Fr painter (Winter Scenes)

Birth
1824

Charles Kinnaird Graham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1828

Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer

Birth
1828

Jose Inzenga y Castellanos, composer

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