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 This day in History - September 29
638 Historic Events for September 29
1608

Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists

Event
1619

John Lippershey, inventor of telescope, buried

Death
1620

John L baron of Elderen, 63rd prince-bishop of Luik (1688-94)

Birth
1640

Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized

Birth
1650

Henry Robinson opens 1st marriage bureau (England)

Event
1650

2nd Fronde-uprising ends

Event
1654

Vincenz Lubeck, composer

Birth
1674

Jacques Hotteterre, composer

Birth
1678

France and Brandenburg signs peace treaty

Event
1714

Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1761-75)

Birth
1718

Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)

Birth
1725

Robert Clive, English explorer/founder (British empire in India)

Birth
1725

Robert Clive, founder (British empire in India)

Birth
1727

Henry Harington, composer

Birth
1746

Ernst Ludwig Gerber, composer

Birth
1753

Johann Gottfried Schict, composer

Birth
1758

Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)

Birth
1785

Chasidic sect is excommunicated in Cracow Poland

Event
1789

1st congress adjourns

Event
1789

US War Dept established a regular army

Event
1793

Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine

Event
1794

William Michael Rooke, composer

Birth
1800

William Billings, US composer (Rose of Sharon), dies at 53

Death
1800

Michael Dennis, jesuit/author, dies at 71

Death
1803

Charles-Francois Sturm, French mathematician (Sturm's Theorem)

Birth