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 This day in History - September 4
371 Historic Events for September 4
1709

Jean-Fran‡ois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies

Death
1736

Robert Raikes, England, Sunday school pioneer

Birth
1746

Bernardus Bosch, Dutch Patriot/poet/writer, baptised

Birth
1759

Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80

Death
1761

Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer

Birth
1768

Fran‡ois Ren‚ de Chateaubriand, France, poet/novelist (Atala)

Birth
1778

Louis Napoleon, French king of Netherlands (1806-10)

Birth
1778

City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with US rebels

Event
1781

Los Angeles founded by 44 in Bahia de las Fumas, (Valley of Smokes)

Event
1784

Cesar F Cassini "the Thury", French astronomer (geodesic labor), dies

Death
1786

-5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg

Event
1793

Edward Bates, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1869

Birth
1795

Friedrich [August] von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age)

Birth
1802

Marcus Whitman, missionary, led to US securing Oregon

Birth
1803

Sarah Childress Polk, 1st lady (1845-1849)

Birth
1805

1st edition of Batavian State-Current published

Event
1807

Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat

Event
1810

Donald McKay, US naval architect, built fastest clipper ships

Birth
1811

Marie-F‚licit‚-Denise Pleyel, [Mlle Moke], pianist/composer

Birth
1813

1st US relig newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))

Event
1815

Andreas I Schaepman, archbishop of Utrecht 1868-82

Birth
1815

Mihaly Mosonyi, composer

Birth
1816

Fran‡ois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer

Birth
1824

Phoebe Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Poems of Alice and Phoebe Cary)

Birth
1824

Anton Bruckner, Austria, Wagner disciple and monumental bore/composer

Birth