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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1758

George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess

Event
1758

John Dyer, poet, dies

Death
1759

Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)

Birth
1783

Georgia becomes a protectorate of tsarist Russia

Event
1783

Sim¢n Bol¡var, freed 6 Latin American republics from Spanish rule

Birth
1793

France passes 1st copyright law

Event
1796

John Middleton Clayton, Delaware, (Sen-Del)/US Sec of State (1849-50)

Birth
1796

Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer/statesman

Birth
1798

John Adams Dix, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879

Birth
1799

William Clark (of Lewis and Clark) is willed the slave York

Event
1802

Alexandre Dumas PŠre, France, author (3 Musketeers)

Birth
1802

Ira Aldridge, famous African

Birth
1803

Alexander Jackson Davis, US, architect (gothic revivalist)

Birth
1803

Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Si j'‚tait roi)

Birth
1809

Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74

Death
1812

Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63

Death
1815

Antoine T D'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia) [or Jan 3, 1810]

Birth
1817

Adolf WAKF, grand duke of Luxembourg (1890-1905)

Birth
1818

Felix Godefroid, composer

Birth
1819

Sophie Gail, composer, dies at 43

Death
1824

Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public opinion poll. Clear lead for Andrew Jackson

Event
1826

Francisco S L¢pez, [Tiran], president of Paraguay (1862-70)

Birth
1826

Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65

Death
1827

Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

Birth
1831

Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer, dies at 41

Death