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 This day in History - September 22
380 Historic Events for September 22
1694

Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752)

Birth
1699

People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter

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1702

Hoessein K”prl, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies

Death
1711

French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro

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1712

Jose Solana, composer, dies at 69

Death
1720

Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer

Birth
1729

George Wilhelm Gruber, composer

Birth
1733

Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig

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1733

Anton Filtz, composer

Birth
1735

Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at 10 Downing Street

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1737

Francesco Mancini, composer, dies at 65

Death
1737

Michel Pignolet de Monteclair, composer, dies at 69

Death
1738

Dionysius G Van de Keessel, lawyer (Theses Selectae)

Birth
1741

Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist (Siberia/Krim)

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh

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1753

Pangeran Gusti installed as sultan of Banten

Event
1756

Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

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1757

Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings)

Birth
1774

Clement XIV, [Giovanni Ganganelli], Pope (1769-74), dies

Death
1776

Nathan Hale, US captain/patriot/spy, hanged by British at 21

Death
1784

Russian trappers established a colony on Kodiak Island, AK

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1789

Office of Postmaster General is created under the Treasury Department

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1791

Michael Faraday, discovered principle of electric motor

Birth
1792

Origin of French Republican Era

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1796

Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880

Birth