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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1784

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach, dies at 74

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1784

Wilhelm Friedmann Bach, composer (Sinfonias 64), dies at 73

Death
1788

Jean-Victor Poncelet, mathematician, founded projective geometry

Birth
1795

John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of Supreme Court

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1798

Napoleon's fleet reaches Alexandria Egypt

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1802

Gideon Welles, Secy Navy (Union), died in 1878

Birth
1804

George Sand, France, (female) novelist (Valentine, Le Figaro)

Birth
1805

Georg Ritschel, composer, dies at 60

Death
1807

Thomas Green Clemson, mining engineer, endowed Clemson University

Birth
1810

Louis Napoleon resigns as king of the Netherlands

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1810

Walter White, secretary (NAACP)

Birth
1812

Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dutch genealogist/heraldicus

Birth
1813

Pavel Annenkov, Russian lit historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti‰)

Birth
1816

Fr frigate Medusa wrecked; basis of G‚ricault's "Raft of the Medusa"

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1818

Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist

Birth
1820

1st edition of newspaper "Courrier de la Meuse" published"

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1823

United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico

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1823

9th Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office

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1831

Admiral James C Ross reaches magnetic North Pole

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1833

Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)

Birth
1839

Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53

Death
1839

Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey

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1840

Robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer

Birth
1844

Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)

Birth
1847

1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5› Franklin and 10› Washington, NYC

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