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 This day in History - July 9
386 Historic Events for July 9
1746

Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62

Death
1747

Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76

Death
1755

James Braddock, English general, dies in battle at Fort Duquesne

Death
1755

Gottlob Harrer, composer, dies at 52

Death
1755

Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British

Event
1755

E Braddock, British Gen, mortally wounded during French and Indian War

Death
1755

Brit Gen E Braddock mortally wounded during French and Indian War

Event
1756

Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright, dies at 72

Death
1764

Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)

Birth
1766

J Schopenhauer, writer

Birth
1766

English premier Rockingham resigns

Event
1776

Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY)

Event
1777

Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian

Birth
1780

Denmark declares neutrality

Event
1791

Nicolas Ledesma, composer

Birth
1795

James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt

Event
1797

Edmund Burke, British author/parliament leader (Reflections), dies at 68

Death
1800

Mt Vernon Gardens becomes site of 1st summer theater in US

Event
1802

Thomas Davenport, invented 1st coml electric motor

Birth
1805

Henry John Gauntlett, composer

Birth
1805

Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian, dies at 76

Death
1809

Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist

Birth
1815

1st natural gas well in US is discovered

Event
1815

King Louis XVIII leaves Ghent for France

Event
1816

Argentina declares independence from Spain

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