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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1712

Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80

Death
1719

Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43

Death
1728

John Friend, physician/politician, dies

Death
1739

George Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)

Birth
1757

Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats duke of Cumberland

Event
1758

British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg

Event
1759

French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY

Event
1760

Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezi‰

Event
1770

Michael Schevenstuhl, composer, dies at 65

Death
1775

1st Postmaster General: Benjamin Franklin of Pa takes office

Event
1782

John Field, Dublin Ireland, pianist/composer (Nocturnes)

Birth
1788

Sydney, Australia settled by British colonists

Event
1788

NY becomes 11th state to ratify constitution

Event
1790

US passes Assumption bill making US responsible for state debts

Event
1791

Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, 6th child of Austrian composer WAM

Birth
1796

George Catlin, US, author/painter (American Indian scenes)

Birth
1799

Isaac Babbitt, invented babbitt's metal for bearings

Birth
1801

John Drake Sloat, Ret Major General Comm (Union Navy), died in 1867

Birth
1801

Daniel Dal Barba, composer, dies at 86

Death
1802

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Birth
1805

Constantine Brumidi, artist (Myrtle Murdock)

Birth
1805

Naples/Calabria struck by Earthquake; about 26,000 die

Event
1806

K v Gnderode, writer, dies at 26

Death
1820

John Marshall Jones, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1822

Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar and Jos‚ de San Martin

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