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 This day in History - June 4
415 Historic Events for June 4
1756

Quakers leave assembly of Pennsylvania

Event
1770

James Hewitt, composer

Birth
1783

Montgolfier brothers launch 1st hot-air balloon (unmanned)

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1784

Mme Thible becomes 1st woman to fly (in a balloon)

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1789

US constitution goes into effect

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1792

John Burgoyne, soldier/playwright, dies

Death
1792

Capt George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for Britain

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1793

Jan Ekels de Young, Dutch painter, dies at 34

Death
1794

Congress passes Neutrality Act, bans Americans from serving in armed forces of foreign powers

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1798

Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, Ital adventurer/spy/librarian, dies at 73

Death
1800

White House completed and President and Mrs John Adams move in

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1801

James Pennethorne, architect

Birth
1803

Gabriel James Rains, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1881

Birth
1805

Tripoli forced to conclude peace with US after war over tribute

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1809

Nicolai Arbraham Abildgaard, Danish painter/architect, dies at 65

Death
1812

Louisiana Territory officially renamed "Missouri Territory"

Event
1815

Paul Jones Semmes, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1816

Phillipe Regis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union)

Birth
1818

John van Well, choreographer/mime (Pierrot), dies at 44

Death
1825

Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies

Death
1825

Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC

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1826

Karl Maria FE von Weber, German composer (Oberon), dies at 39

Death
1828

Alexander William Campbell, Brig general (Confederate Army)

Birth
1831

National Congress selects Leopold von Saksen-Coburg as King of Belgium

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1832

3rd national black convention meets (Phila)

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