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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1683

Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna

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1695

Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer

Birth
1697

King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick

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1703

Johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal

Birth
1708

Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53

Death
1709

1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC

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1719

Ferdinand Zellbell, composer

Birth
1725

England, France, Hannover and Prussia sign Covenant of Hannover

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1731

Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Friesland

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1739

George Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46

Death
1752

US adopts Gregorian calender (becomes Sept 14)

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1752

This day never happened nor next 10 as England adopts Gregorian Calendar. People riot thinking the govt stole 11 days of their lives

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1757

Charles X, Versailles France, Duke of Prussia

Birth
1778

Jean Nicolas Auguste Kreutzer, composer

Birth
1779

Earl d'orvilliers (French/Spanish Armada) sails back to Brest

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1783

Treaty of Paris signed (ending US Revolutionary War)

Event
1789

Ludvig Anton Edmund Passy, composer

Birth
1790

Thomas Norris, composer, dies at 49

Death
1791

French Constitution passed by French National Assembly

Event
1803

Prudence Crandall, founder (School for "young ladies of colour")

Birth
1803

Alexander L'vovich Gurilyov, composer

Birth
1811

John Humphrey Noyes, Vt, found Oneida Community (Perfectionists)

Birth
1811

Ignaz Franzl, composer, dies at 75

Death
1825

William Wallace Burns, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892

Birth
1825

Armistead Lindsay Long, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

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