Today in History for January 1800

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

1st - Dutch East Indies Company dissolves
2nd - Free black community of Phila petitions Congress to abolish slave
5th - 1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore
8th - Austrians defeat French in 2nd battle of Novi
8th - Wild Boy of Aveyron discovered in southern France
30th - US population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7

1st - Sydney Nelson, composer
1st - Vaclav Horak, composer
6th - Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician
7th - Millard Fillmore, Locke NY, (Whig) 13th president (1850-53)
11th - Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
14th - Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Köchel, Austrian musicologist (d. 1877)
24th - Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

20th - Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries King Joachim Murat of Naples

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

1st - Louis J M Daubenton, France, zoologist, dies at 83
6th - William Jones, composer, dies at 73
9th - Jean Étienne Championnet, French general (b. 1762)
10th - Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
23rd - Edward Rutledge, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at 50

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