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 This day in History - July 21
368 Historic Events for July 21
1748

Louis-Henry Paisible, composer

Birth
1749

Pieter Steyn becomes pension advisor of Holland

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1758

Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)

Birth
1762

Willem GF Bentinck, Dutch earl/politician/organist

Birth
1773

Pope Clemens XIV bans Jesuits

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1774

Peace of Kutsjuk Kainardji (end Russian-Turkish War)

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1779

Gottlob Wiedebein, composer

Birth
1782

Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63

Death
1796

Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37

Death
1797

Franz Schoberlechner, composer

Birth
1798

Napoleon Bonaparte wins Battle of Pyramids in Egypt

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1802

David Hunter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Birth
1804

Victor Schoelcher, Guadeloupe, abolished french slavery

Birth
1810

Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist

Birth
1815

Stewart Van Vliet, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901

Birth
1816

Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service

Birth
1817

Joseph K Barnes, Major General (Union Army), died in 1883

Birth
1817

John Gilbert, painter/illustrator

Birth
1821

Vasile Alecsandri, Romania, poet/ Foreign Minister/diplomat

Birth
1821

Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55

Death
1822

Ludwig Theodore Gouvy, composer

Birth
1825

Java princess Dipo Negoro/Mangkubumi declare war on all non-islamics

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1826

James Gillpatrick Blunt, Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1828

John Rutter Brooke, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1831

Belgium gains independence from Netherlands, Leopold I made king

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