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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1736

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp

Birth
1752

Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter

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1759

Theodor Zwetler, composer

Birth
1760

Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium)

Birth
1771

Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51)

Birth
1771

Willem F, count of Bylandt, Dutch military officer

Birth
1783

Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make 1st public balloon flight

Event
1785

Gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71

Death
1794

Congress prohibits citizens from serving in foreign armed forces

Event
1798

Alexey Fyodorovich L'vov, composer

Birth
1805

1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)

Event
1806

1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)

Event
1806

Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland

Event
1808

-6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians

Event
1813

Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer

Birth
1816

Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (Serva Padrona), dies at 76

Death
1819

John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)

Birth
1823

George Thorndike Angell, Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)

Birth
1825

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry, Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)

Birth
1826

Ivar Christian Hallstrom, composer

Birth
1826

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber, composer (Oberon), dies at 39

Death
1827

Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1827

Turks capture Acropolis and takes Athens during Greek War of Independ

Event
1831

Marcus Joseph Wright, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1922

Birth
1833

Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage

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