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 This day in History - September 6
419 Historic Events for September 6
1701

James II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68

Death
1702

Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer

Birth
1711

Heinrich Melchior Mhlenberg, found US Lutheran church

Birth
1715

Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland

Event
1716

1st US lighthouse built (Boston)

Event
1729

Mozes Mendelssohn, German englightened philosopher (Haksalah)

Birth
1732

VOC fires Neth-Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare

Event
1757

Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot, French revolutionary

Birth
1762

Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral

Birth
1766

John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter

Birth
1776

Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French and Dutch ships sinks; 600 die

Event
1776

1st (failed) submarine attack (David Bushnell's "Turtle" attacks British sailboat "Eagle" in Bay of NY)

Event
1781

Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer

Birth
1788

F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)

Birth
1791

Mozarts opera "La Clemenza di Tito," premieres in Prague

Event
1797

Wililam "Extra Billy" Smith, Confederacy (Confederate Army)

Birth
1805

Horatio Greenough, US, neo-classical sculptor/writer (Form and Function)

Birth
1811

Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author (Rozeken Pot)

Birth
1811

Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer, dies at 77

Death
1811

James Melville Gilliss, founder (Naval Observatory in Washington)

Birth
1814

George Cartier, (C) Canadian co-PM (1858-62)

Birth
1815

Karol Katski, composer

Birth
1815

John Richardson Liddell, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1816

Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1861

Birth
1817

Alexander Tilloch Galt, a Canadian founding father

Birth