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 This day in History - July 13
330 Historic Events for July 13
1777

Guillaume Coustou Jr, French sculptor (Apollo/Mars/Venus), dies at 61

Death
1785

Stephen Hopkins, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 78

Death
1787

Congress establishes Northwest Territory (excludes slavery)

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1787

Ord of 1787-a territory can become 3 to 5 states at 60,000 pop

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1793

John Clare, Northamptonshire peasant poet (Shepard's Calendar)

Birth
1793

Jean Paul Marat, French revolutionary, murdered by Charlotte Corday

Death
1813

Johann Friedrich Peter, composer, dies at 67

Death
1815

James Alexander Seddon, Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1880

Birth
1816

Gustav Freytag, writer

Birth
1821

Nathan Bedford Forrest, slave trader/Confed lt-gen/KKK Grand Wizard

Birth
1826

Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (Reaction of Cannizzaro)

Birth
1832

Source of Mississippi River discovered (Henry R Schoolcraft)

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1836

US patent #1 (after 9,957 unnumbered patents), for locomotive wheels

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1837

Queen Victoria is 1st monarch to live in present Buckingham Palace

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1844

Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66

Death
1847

Corn‚lie Huygens, feminist/author (Barthold Meryan)

Birth
1850

Hipolito Irigoyen, president Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30)

Birth
1851

John F Loudon discovers tin on East Indian Island of Billiton

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1853

Albert U B††th, Swedish poet (Vid Allfarw„g)

Birth
1854

US forces shell and burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua

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1859

Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter

Birth
1860

John Ackersdijk, Dutch state house builder, dies at 69

Death
1861

Robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41

Death
1861

Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53

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1862

Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150

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