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 This day in History - July 15
400 Historic Events for July 15
1704

August Gottlieb Spangenberg, founder of Moravian Church in N America

Birth
1738

Antonio Maria Pacchioni, composer, dies at 84

Death
1738

Baruch Leibov, converted Russian Naval officer to Judaism, executed

Death
1738

Alexander Voznitsyn, Rus Naval officer converted to Judaism, executed

Death
1751

John Wilson, botanist, dies

Death
1755

French ambassador recalled from London

Event
1765

Charles Andrew Vanloo, painter, dies

Death
1779

Clement Clarke Moore, US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)

Birth
1779

US troops under Gen A Wayne conquer Ft Stony Point, NY

Event
1782

Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77

Death
1782

Robert Wainwright, composer, dies at 33

Death
1783

1st steamboat, Pyroscaphe, 1st run in France

Event
1784

Johan B Straub, South German sculptor, dies

Death
1787

Parliament of Paris banished to Troyes

Event
1789

Jacques Duphly, composer, dies at 74

Death
1795

"Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem

Event
1796

Thomas Bulfinch, mythologist (Bulfinch's Mythology)

Birth
1798

Gaetano Pugnani, composer, dies at 66

Death
1798

Charles H Bell, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1875

Birth
1802

John Barnett, composer

Birth
1806

Zebulon Pike began his journey to explore the Southwest

Event
1808

French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples

Event
1808

Henry Edward Manning, cardinal/archbishop (Westminster)

Birth
1808

Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851)

Birth
1810

Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer, dies at 75

Death