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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1641

Battle at La Marf‚e Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French govt army

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1652

Fire on Dutch Dam (Amsterdam's city hall burns)

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1668

Peter Burmannus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch attorney/classicist

Birth
1669

LaSalle leaves Montreal to explore Ohio River

Event
1673

French troops conquer Maastricht

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1678

Nicola Francesco Haym, composer

Birth
1685

Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth

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1687

Newton publishes "Principia"

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1699

Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston

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1701

William Kidd, English/US buccaneer, hanged

Death
1702

Franz Anton Maichelbeck, composer

Birth
1734

Nicolas Bernier, composer, dies at 69

Death
1739

Freidrich Wilhelm Rust, composer

Birth
1747

John Paul Jones, naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight")

Birth
1747

Coelestin Jungbauer, composer

Birth
1753

John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, baptized

Birth
1762

Peter III Feodorovich, tsar of Russia (1761-62), murdered at 34

Death
1765

Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 76

Death
1768

Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78

Death
1770

Battle at Cesme: Russian fleet beats Turkish

Event
1773

Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer

Birth
1775

Congress issues "Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms," listing grievances but denying intent to be independent

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1776

Dec of Ind announced on front page of "PA Evening Gazette"

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1777

British Gen Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans

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1782

British-French sea battle at Negapatam (South-Indies)

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