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 This day in History - July 11
362 Historic Events for July 11
1662

Maximilian II Emanuel, elect of Bayern

Birth
1667

John Fox, Amsterdam writer, buried

Death
1673

Netherlands and Denmark signs defense treaty

Event
1686

Michel Anguier, French sculptor, dies at 75

Death
1690

Battle of Drogheda Boyne (Willem III (Neth-Engl) beat Jacobus II (Ire)

Event
1690

Friedrich H duke van Schomberg, marshal, dies in battle at 75

Death
1694

Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer

Birth
1697

Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer

Birth
1708

Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France

Event
1738

Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands

Birth
1740

Czarina Anne of Little Russia, expels Jews

Event
1740

Jews are expelled from Little Russia by order of Czarina Anne

Event
1754

Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare

Birth
1763

Pehr Forsk†hl, Finnish botanist/explorer, dies

Death
1767

John Quincy Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Mass, 6th Pres (D) (1825-1829)

Birth
1768

Jose Melchior de Nebra Blascu, composer, dies at 66

Death
1781

Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer, dies at 60

Death
1781

Thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of US

Event
1789

US Marine Corps created by an act of Congress

Event
1792

Prussia army moves into French territory

Event
1798

US Marine Corps forms

Event
1801

French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons discovers his 1st comet

Event
1804

Alex Hamilton, killed by VP Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken

Death
1806

James Smith, Irish/US attorney/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 87

Death
1810

EugŠne L Simonis, Belgian sculptor

Birth