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 This day in History - July 3
425 Historic Events for July 3
1778

British forces massacre 360 men, women and children in Wyoming, Pa

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1778

Prussia declares war on Austria

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1793

John Claire, England, poet

Birth
1794

Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)

Birth
1796

Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher (Sotsjinenija) [NS]

Birth
1801

Johann Nepomuk Went, composer, dies at 56

Death
1802

Joseph Labitzky, composer

Birth
1806

Michael Keens exhibits 1st cultivated strawberry

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1809

Joseph Quesne, composer, dies at 62

Death
1814

Janis Cimze, composer

Birth
1814

Americans capture Fort Erie Canada

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1816

French frigate "Medusa" runs aground off Cap Blanc. Gross incompetence kills 150 in calm seas

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1816

Dorothea Jordan, French actress/mistress (William IV), dies at 65

Death
1819

Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer

Birth
1819

1st savings bank in US (Bank of Savings in NYC) opens its doors

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1821

F Krnberger, writer

Birth
1828

John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

Birth
1839

1st state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Mass, with 3 students

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1841

John Couch Adams decides to determine position of an unknown planet by irregularities it causes in the motion of Uranus

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1846

Achilles Alferaki, composer

Birth
1848

Slaves freed in Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands)

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1850

Alfredo Kiel, composer

Birth
1852

Congress authorizes US's 2nd mint (San Francisco, Calif)

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1853

Commodore Matthew Perry reach Japan

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1854

Leos Jan cek, Hukvaldy Moravia Czech, composer (Foster Suite)

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