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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1672

Ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67

Death
1672

Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48

Death
1672

States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void

Event
1693

Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army

Event
1694

Louis-Claude Daquin, [d'Acquin], French organist/composer (La Rose)

Birth
1708

Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians

Event
1715

Christian F Gellert, Saxony, poet/novelist (Fables and Tales)

Birth
1731

Ant¢nio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Falso Hero¡smo)

Birth
1753

Jean-Pierre-Fran‡ois Blanchard, 1st balloon flights in England, US

Birth
1754

George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France

Event
1757

Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38

Death
1762

Marco Santucci, composer

Birth
1768

Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58

Death
1769

Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, composer

Birth
1776

Declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain

Event
1779

French fleet occupies Grenada

Event
1780

Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67

Death
1787

Charles, prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France, dies at 71

Death
1789

1st US tariff act

Event
1789

Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59

Death
1793

Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer

Birth
1796

1st Independence Day celebration is held

Event
1799

F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59)

Birth
1802

US Military Academy officially opens (West Point, NY)

Event
1804

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mass, author (House of 7 Gables, Scarlet Letter)

Birth