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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1690

Ignazio Prota, composer

Birth
1707

R k¢czi II and Czar Peter the Great sign social security agreement

Event
1733

King Frederik Willem I divides Prussia-Brandenburg in Cantons

Event
1736

Jean-Sylvain, French historian (History of France)

Birth
1744

Georg Ritschel, composer

Birth
1747

Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer, dies at 59

Death
1750

Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer, dies at 59

Death
1764

Friedrich Heine, composer

Birth
1764

Paolo Francesco Parenti, composer

Birth
1774

Cossack Emilian Pugachev captured

Event
1776

British forces capture Kip's Bay Manhattan during Revolution

Event
1780

Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer (Esprit, origin et progrŠs)

Birth
1787

-16] Utrecht patriots flee to Amsterdam

Event
1789

Dept of Foreign Affairs, renamed Dept of State

Event
1789

James Fenimore Cooper, 1st major US novelist (Last of Mohicans)

Birth
1795

Cape Colony surrenders to England

Event
1808

Louis Clapisson, composer

Birth
1811

Jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer

Birth
1811

Willem J van Zeggelen, Dutch author

Birth
1812

French army under Napoleon reaches Kremlin, Moscow

Event
1816

Edward Wolff, composer

Birth
1821

Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras and Nicaragua gain independ

Event
1830

Jos‚ de la Cruz Porfirio D¡az, president of Mexico (1877-1911)

Birth
1830

1st National Negro Convention begins in Phila

Event
1830

1st to be run-over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, England)

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