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 This day in History - July 29
380 Historic Events for July 29
1644

Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies

Death
1646

Johann Theile, German composer (Adam and Eve)

Birth
1649

David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies

Death
1655

Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam

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1669

Christopher Simpson, composer, dies

Death
1676

Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians

Event
1693

Battle at Neerwinden: French beats English/Dutch army

Event
1696

French king Louis XIV and Victor Amadeua van Savoye signs peace

Event
1715

10 Spanish treasure galleons sinks off Florida coast by hurricane

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1723

Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer

Birth
1739

Johannes Ritschel, composer

Birth
1751

1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 mins in England

Event
1755

Franz Gotz, composer

Birth
1758

Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)

Birth
1773

1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny Mtns completed, Schoenbrunn, OH

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1778

Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer

Birth
1783

Skaptar Volcano on Iceland erupts killing about 9,000

Event
1786

Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58

Death
1786

1st newspaper published west of Alleghanies, Pitts Gazette

Event
1797

Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48

Death
1805

Alexis de Tocqueville, France, statesman/writer (Democracy in America)

Birth
1808

SelÅ’m III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies

Death
1817

James Blair Steedman, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883

Birth
1820

Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), died in 1871

Birth
1825

Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48

Death