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 This day in History - September 10
408 Historic Events for September 10
1752

John Soane, English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)

Birth
1765

Jacob Gilles, pension advisor, dies at about 74

Death
1776

George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers

Event
1779

Louis Alexandre Piccinni, composer

Birth
1785

Prussia signs trade agreement with US

Event
1787

John Jordan Crittenden, MC (Union), died in 1863

Birth
1798

British Honduras beats Spain in battle of St George

Event
1806

Johann C Adelung, German translator/librarian, dies at 74

Death
1810

Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1813

Comm Oliver H Perry defeats British in Battle of Lake Erie

Event
1815

Eleazer Arthur Paine, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1823

Adolf von Doss, composer

Birth
1823

Simon Bolivar named president of Peru

Event
1828

Count d'Andr‚ossi, French general/parliament leader, dies at 67

Death
1831

George Guest, composer, dies at 60

Death
1832

Randall Lee Gibson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

Birth
1836

Joseph Wheeler II, Maj Gen (Confederacy/Cavalry/Army of Tennessee)

Birth
1836

Karl Merz, composer

Birth
1838

Hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris

Event
1839

Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66

Death
1839

Isaac Kauffman Funk, US, publisher (Funk and Wagnalls)

Birth
1842

Letitia Tyler, Pres Tyler's (1841-45) wife, dies at 51

Death
1845

King Willem II opens Amsterdam Stock exchange

Event
1845

Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer, dies at 78

Death
1846

Elias Howe patents sewing machine

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