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 This day in History - September 14
380 Historic Events for September 14
1722

Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer

Birth
1732

Franz Josef Haydn, Austria, composer (Die Sch”pfung)

Birth
1737

Johann Michael Haydn, composer

Birth
1741

George Frederick Handel finishes "Messiah" oratorio, after working on it non-stop for 23 days

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1742

James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1743

Johann Michael Muller, composer, dies at 59

Death
1748

Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer

Birth
1750

Carl T Pachelbel, US organist/composer

Death
1752

US and England adopts Gregorian calender (no Sept 3-Sept 13th)

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1759

Austrian troops occupy Dresden

Event
1759

Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47

Death
1760

M Luigi CZS Cherubini, Italian prodigy/composer

Birth
1761

Pavel Lambert Masek, composer

Birth
1763

Johann Philipp Sack, composer, dies at 40

Death
1768

Georg Johann Schinn, composer

Birth
1788

Theodore-Jean Tarade, composer, dies at 56

Death
1788

John Penn, US attorney, signed (Decl of Independence), dies at 47

Death
1792

Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane

Birth
1807

Aaron Burr acquitted of a misdemeanor charge

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1812

Napoleon occupies Moscow and fires start (fire extinguished on the 19th)

Event
1814

Francis Scott Key inspired to write "Star-Spangled Banner"

Event
1817

Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)

Birth
1819

Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist, dies

Death
1819

Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889

Birth
1829

Peace of Adrianopel: ends Russian-Turkish war

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