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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1782

Luis [Philippus] Brion, Cura‡ao commander of Colombian fleet

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1785

Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" and adopts decimal coinage

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1785

William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)

Birth
1787

French government proclaims end to stamp/land tax

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1787

Orange troops occupy Area at Duurstede

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1793

Jacob M de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer/min of Internal Affairs (1848-49)

Birth
1795

Georg Gottfried Petri, composer, dies at 79

Death
1796

Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55)

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1798

US law makes aliens "liable to be apprehended, restrained, ... and removed as alien enemies"

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1800

Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer

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1801

Battle at Algeciras: French fleet beats British

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1814

Justus McKinstry, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1816

Philipp Meissner, composer, dies at 67

Death
1818

Adolf Anderssen, Prussia, world chess champion (1851-66)

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1821

Edward Winston Pettus, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

Birth
1832

Maximilian F J, archduke of Austria/Emperor of Mexico

Birth
1837

Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer

Birth
1840

Christian Hebbel's "Judith," premieres in Berlin

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1848

Mexican-American War ended with the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo

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1852

John Albert Delany, composer

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1853

National Black convention meets (Rochester NY)

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1853

William Wells Brown publishes "Clotel," 1st novel by black American

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1854

1st Republican state convention (Ripon Wisc)

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1856

Edward Anseele, Belgian minister of Rail/PTT

Birth
1858

Lyman Blake patents shoe manufacturing machine

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