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 This day in History - September 24
399 Historic Events for September 24
1664

Dutch Fort Orange (Albany NY) surrenders to English

Event
1667

Jean-Louis Lully, composer

Birth
1683

King Louis XIV expels all Jews from French possessions in America

Event
1688

France declares war on German

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1706

Treaty of Altranst„dt: Charles XII of Sweden and August II of Saksen

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1717

Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer (Cattle of Ontario)

Birth
1732

21 homosexuality burned in South Horn

Event
1739

Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris/friend of Catherine II

Birth
1742

Faneuil Hall opens to public

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1748

Philipp Meissner, composer

Birth
1755

Georg Gebel, composer, dies at 45

Death
1755

John Marshall, Va, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35)

Birth
1762

William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)

Birth
1773

Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer

Birth
1776

1st St Leger horesrace held at Doncaster

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1776

St Leger horse race run for 1st time

Event
1780

Henry F C Tollens, merchant/poet (Vienna Neˆrlands Blood)

Birth
1789

US Attorney General Office is created

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1789

Congress creates Post Office

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1789

Federal Judiciary Act is passed and creates a six-person Supreme Court

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1789

President George Washington appointed John Jay the 1st Chief Justice

Event
1790

John Keyse Sherwin, engraver/painter, dies

Death
1806

George Alexander Osborne, composer

Birth
1813

Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer, dies at 72

Death
1815

John Sevier, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn), dies at 70

Death