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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1638

David Teniers III, Flemish painter (carpet cartons)

Birth
1645

Battle at Langport Somerset: Cromwell's New Model-army beats Royalists

Event
1652

England declares war on Netherlands

Event
1668

Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45

Death
1686

Ercole Ferrata, Italian sculptor/restauranteur, dies at 76

Death
1690

Domenico Gabrielli, composer, dies at 39

Death
1690

Jan van Brakel, Dutch vice admiral (Chatham), dies in battle at 48

Death
1690

Neth-French sea battle at Beachy Head (Cornelis Evertsen)

Event
1690

Battle of Beachy Head-French fleet defeat Anglo-Dutch fleet

Event
1692

Bridget Bishop, 1st Salem witch hanged

Death
1697

Fran‡ois Hanot, composer

Birth
1723

William Blackstone, England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries)

Birth
1746

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye

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1759

Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer

Birth
1762

Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76

Death
1762

Roubiliacs monument for H„ndel unveiled at Westminster Abbey

Event
1775

Horatio Gates, issues order excluding blacks from Continental Army

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1778

Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master

Birth
1779

Alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer

Birth
1792

George Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49)

Birth
1797

1st US frigate, the "United States," is launched in Phila

Event
1797

Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull)

Birth
1810

Emperor Napoleon corpse leaves Netherlands for France

Event
1818

John Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1820

Andrew Porter, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872

Birth