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 This day in History - August 9
350 Historic Events for August 9
1690

Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri, composer

Birth
1696

Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general

Birth
1710

Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 77

Death
1718

Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer

Birth
1726

Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover

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1727

Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52

Death
1738

Pierre Drevet, French engraver, dies

Death
1757

English Ft William Henry, NY, surrenders to French and Indians troops

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1758

Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer

Birth
1763

John Althuysen, Fries vicar/poet (Frysk Jierboek), dies at 47

Death
1776

Amedeo Avogadro, Tuin Italy, 6.022 x 10 ^ 23 (Avogadro's Law)

Birth
1778

Captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits

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1781

Michael Umlauf, composer

Birth
1790

Columbia returns to Boston after 3 year journey, 1st ship to carry US flag around the world

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1803

1st horses arrive in Hawaii

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1806

Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33

Death
1808

William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1819

William Thomas Green Morton, dentist, used ether (HOF 1920)

Birth
1823

Daniel Marsh Frost, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1900

Birth
1824

Simon Goodell Griffin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1825

Elisha Ferry, (Gov-R-Wash, 1872-80, 1889-93)

Birth
1829

"Stourbridge Lion" locomotive goes into service

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1830

Louis-Philippe formally accepts crown of France, following abdication of Charles X

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1831

1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY)

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1832

King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria

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