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 This day in History - July 28
369 Historic Events for July 28
1683

Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark

Event
1696

De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance

Event
1708

Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC

Event
1711

Gerard Lairesse, painter, buried

Death
1717

Prussian king Frederik Willem I gives compulsory education to 5-12 yrs

Event
1719

Jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]

Birth
1723

Mariana Alcoforado, nun (schreef no Lettres Portuguese), dies at 63

Death
1741

Capt Bering discovers Mount St Elias, Alaska

Event
1741

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Italian composer, dies at 63

Death
1742

Prussia and Austria sign peace treaty

Event
1745

Piotr A von der Pahlen, milt governor (St Petersburg)

Birth
1746

Thomas Heyward, soldier, signed Decl of Ind

Birth
1746

John Peter Zenger, journalist, involved in 1st amendment fight, dies

Death
1750

Philippe Fabre d'glantine, France, poet/satirist/politician

Birth
1750

Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (Art of the Fugue), dies at 65

Death
1778

Arvid Niclas Hopken, composer, dies at 68

Death
1778

Charles Stewart, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1869

Birth
1794

Georges Couthon, French politician, beheaded at 39

Death
1794

Maximilien Robespierre, Fr revolutionary/avocat (1781), guillotined

Death
1794

Robespierre, and 22 other terrorists executed to thunderous cheers

Death
1802

Giuseppe Sarti, Italian composer (Il er pastore, Ifigenia), dies at 72

Death
1804

Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man is what he eats)

Birth
1808

Charles Lucas, composer

Birth
1808

Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey

Event
1809

Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth