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 This day in History - September 1
435 Historic Events for September 1
1661

1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James

Event
1666

Great London Fire begins in Pudding Lane. 80% of London is destroyed

Event
1666

French Neck, portrait painter (Women Portrait), dies at about 86

Death
1671

Hugues de Lionne marquis de Berny, French ambassador to Rome, dies

Death
1680

Johan Georg II, ruler of Saxon (1656-80), dies at 67

Death
1689

Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)

Birth
1689

Russia began taxing men's beards

Event
1695

Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names

Event
1711

Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau

Birth
1712

Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator

Birth
1715

Louis XIV, the great, king of France (1643-1715), dies at 76

Death
1724

John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist/co-founder (Society of It General)

Birth
1730

Benjamin Franklin marries Miss Read

Event
1731

Pierre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 50

Death
1732

Thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly, composer

Birth
1732

Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer

Birth
1739

35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal

Event
1751

Emmanuel Johann Joseph Schikaneder, composer [or Apr 9]

Birth
1752

Liberty Bell arrives in Phila

Event
1758

Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant

Birth
1768

Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer

Birth
1772

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California

Event
1777

Johann Ernst Bach, composer, dies at 55

Death
1780

Reynier de Klerk, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1777-1800), dies at 69

Death
1785

Mozart publishes 6 string quartet opus 10 in Vienna

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