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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1739

Russia and Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade

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1745

John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)

Birth
1746

Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor

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1768

William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)

Birth
1778

Balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83

Death
1779

John Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis

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1780

Brit Maj John Andr‚ reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Pt

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1780

John Andre, hanged as a British spy at 29

Death
1782

Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer

Birth
1791

Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)

Birth
1791

Karl T K”rner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)

Birth
1795

Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris

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1797

Johann Georg Roser, composer, dies at 57

Death
1800

William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)

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1803

Battle of Assaye-British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army

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1804

David Van de Kellen, coin engraver

Birth
1805

Matthew Adams Stickney, Rowley Mass, numismatist

Birth
1806

Lewis and Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest

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1816

Julius White, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890

Birth
1816

Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), died in 1887

Birth
1817

Leon Charles Fran‡ois Kreutzer, composer

Birth
1820

Thomas Kilby Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1830

Dutch troops occupy Brussels

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1835

Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (Norma), dies at 33

Death
1835

HMS Beagle sails to Charles Island in Galapagos archipelago

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