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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1627

Cardinal Richelieu begins siege of La Rochelle

Event
1628

Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed

Event
1628

Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned

Death
1652

Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)

Birth
1653

Sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch

Event
1653

Maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55

Death
1654

Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist

Birth
1655

Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50

Death
1657

Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director

Birth
1664

Austria/Turkey signs Peace of V sv r

Event
1675

King Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Event
1675

Portuguese-Jewish synagogue opens in Amsterdam

Event
1678

Netherlands and France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen

Event
1680

In N Mex, Pop‚ leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads

Event
1699

Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer

Birth
1708

John Stinstra, baptist vicar

Birth
1717

Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies

Death
1720

Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer

Birth
1723

Abb‚ Dubois, French archbishop of Canbrier/premier (1722-23), dies

Death
1730

Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74

Death
1740

Samuel Arnold, composer

Birth
1743

Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated

Event
1750

Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer

Birth
1759

Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46

Death
1759

Carlos III becomes king of Spain

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