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 This day in History - July 2
392 Historic Events for July 2
1687

King James II disbands English parliament

Event
1700

Lambert Doomer, painter/cartoonist, dies at about 77

Death
1708

Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies

Death
1714

Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, Austria composer (Il there pastore)

Birth
1724

Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet

Birth
1737

Fran‡ois Leonard Rouwyzer, composer

Birth
1743

Spencer Compton earl of Wilmington, English minister of Finance, dies

Death
1746

Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer

Birth
1756

Christian G K”rner, German lawyer/father of Karl

Birth
1763

Peter Ritter, composer

Birth
1776

NJ gave all adults who could show a net worth of 50œ right to vote

Event
1776

Continental Congress resolves "these United Colonies are and of right ought to be Free and Independent States"

Event
1777

Vermont becomes 1st American colony to abolish slavery

Event
1778

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, composer, dies at 66

Death
1787

De Sade shouts from Bastille that prisoners are being slaughtered

Event
1793

Antoine Prumier, composer

Birth
1794

2nd Battle of Seneffe: France-Austria

Event
1794

Franz Xaver Thomas Pokorny, composer, dies at 65

Death
1798

John Fitch, American inventor, clockmaker, etc, dies

Death
1808

Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam

Event
1810

Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), died in 1885

Birth
1814

Atale Therese Annette Wartel, composer

Birth
1821

Charles Tupper, (C) 6th Canadian PM (1896)

Birth
1822

Denmark Vesey, and 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, SC

Death
1822

Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)

Birth