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In 1756 in the Austrian city of Salzburg the master of Viennese classics Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born. Among his best known works are The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro.
In 1797 the Slovene critic and historian Matija Čop is born. In 1887 in Montana the largest snowflakes fall. They were 38 centimetres in size and 20 centimetres thick.
In 1742 English astronomer, mathematician and physicist Edmond Halley dies. He devoted his work primarily to the study of comets. The Halley's Comet is named after him.
In 1458 Matthias Corvinus is proclaimed King of Bohemia and Hungary. In the legend he was known as King Matthias.
In 1646 the French architect Jules Hardouin Mansart is born. He became the superindent of all royal buildings and that included the Palace of Versailles. The mansard was designed and named after him.
In 1775 the French physicist and mathematician Andre-Marie Ampere is born. The unit for the measurement of electric current, ampere is named after him.
In 1793 in Paris under the guillotine Louis XVI was executed. He was King of France from 1774 to 1792. In 1905 fashion designer Christian Dior is born.
In the year 1885 L. A. Thompson patents the toboggan.
In 1736 Scottish engineer James Watt, inventor of the first steam engine, is born.
In 1778 during one of his many voyages James Cook discovered Hawaii, which one hundred and twenty years later annexed to the USA.