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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
1751

Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange/wife of Willem V

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1760

Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians

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1779

Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography

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1782

George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart

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1783

John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery)

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1786

Friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49

Death
1789

Congress creates Dept of War and Lighthouse Service

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1798

Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65

Death
1799

John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58

Death
1802

Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)

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1814

Pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits

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1816

Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77

Death
1818

Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist

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1819

Battle of Boyac ; Bol¡var defeats Spanish in Colombia

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1820

1st potatoes planted in Hawaii

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1823

Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer

Birth
1826

Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi)

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1829

Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896

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1833

Powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)

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1836

Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920

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1846

Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76

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1848

Freiherr J”ns J Berzelius, Swedish chemist (atomic weight), dies at 68

Death
1867

Battle of Moorefield, WV

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1867

Ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63

Death
1867

Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist

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