British invasion of Martinique in In the middle of the 18th century, a series of colonial conflicts began between France and Britainwhich ultimately resulted in the destruction of most of the first French colonial empire and the near complete expulsion of France from the Americas. It may even be seen further back in time to the first of the French and Indian Wars.
Fanny de Choiseul-Praslinwife of French duke Charles de Choiseul-Praslin; she died shortly after a beating and stabbing in the family's Paris apartment on 17 August Her husband was arrested, but committed suicide during trial, protesting his innocence all along. No other suspect has ever been identified.
The scandal caused by the case helped to provoke the French Revolution of Hindmanan American politician assassinated by one or more unknown assailants on 27 September The assassins fired through his parlor window while he was reading his newspaper with his children in Helena, ArkansasUnited States.
His murderers were never brought to justice. Richardson 49an ex-Confederate General officer was killed in by a shotgun blast outside a tavern he was staying in at Clarkton, Missouri. The Identity of his assailant and motive are unknown. Benjamin Nathan 56a financier turned philanthropist; he was found beaten to death in his New York City home on 28 July Several suspects were identified, including Nathan's profligate son Washington, who discovered the body along with his brother.
None were ever indicted, and the case remains unsolved.
Inhis body was exhumed; the ensuing autopsy showed he may have been strangled in his deathbed, but results were deemed inconclusive. Sharon Tyndaleformer Illinois Secretary of Statewas robbed and shot fatally as he walked from his house in Springfield to the train station nearby early on the morning of 29 April No suspect was ever found.
While he was not robbed, it has never been established who was responsible for his death, and what their motives were. George ColvocoressesGreek American naval commander and explorer, died of a gunshot wound while returning to a ferryboat on 3 Junein Bridgeport, Connecticut. The insurance company claimed it was suicide, and while it eventually settled with his family the case has never been solved.
Two trials in Canada's Black Donnellys massacre, in which five members of a family of Irish immigrants were found murdered in the ashes of their Ontario farm after an angry mob attacked it on 4 Februaryallegedly as a result of feuds with their neighbors, resulted in all the suspects being acquitted.
John Henry Blake 74agent for one of Ireland's more despised British landlords, was shot and killed along with his driver on their way to Mass outside Loughrea on 29 June The case received considerable attention at the time because Blake's boss, Hubert de Burgh-Canning, 2nd Marquess of Clanricardewas a nobleman.
Although his wife survived the attack, she was unable to help identify any suspects, and the case remains unsolved. The Whitehall Mystery Inthe dismembered remains of a woman were discovered at three different sites in the centre of London, including the future site of Scotland Yard.
Print Matthews 43a Reconstruction -era supporter of civil rights and former sheriff of Copiah County, Mississippiwas shot and killed by a neighbor as he attempted to vote on November 6,in defiance of threats against his life.
The neighbor was subsequently acquitted by an all-white jury. ClaytonAmerican politician, shot and killed instantly by an unknown assailant on the evening of 29 January in Plumerville, Arkansasafter starting an investigation into the possible fraud of an election he took part in.
After his death he was declared the winner of the election but his assassin was never found.
In the case of Andrew Borden, the hatchet blows not only crushed his skull but cleanly split his left eyeball. Lizzie was later arrested and charged for the murders.
She was the only one in the house at the time of the killing of Mrs. Lizzie and the maid, Bridget Sullivan, were the only ones in the home when Mr. She was acquitted by a jury in the following year of and the case remains unsolved.Writing in the Maryland Gazette under the pseudonym "First Citizen," he became a Commodore John Barry, a distinguished officer of the American Revolution and father of the American Navy, and Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, and later married the British statesman Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley ().
Sophronia Stephenson was born on 1 August in Springfield, Hampshire, Writing on census is very faint. In the Census listed Robert McClain as the head of a family in Lewis County, Missouri. Sarah Whitman Trumbull Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, The Old Burying Ground of Ancient Westbury and .
(Source: Massachusetts Sailors and Soldiers of the Revolution, Vol. 1; Bement Chronicles in America, , p. ) and became moderately wealthy by the standards of his day. He was living there as late as 28 August In he farmed at Phelps where he resided in Near the close of , he bought the practice of Dr.
. Published August 5, FIRST FAMILIES OF PITTSFORD. Goss. The family seat has nearly always been Kinderhook, Columbia county, N.
Y., one of the early Dutch settlements, where many of the members of different generations have held positions of trust and honor, and where they have owned large tracts of land.
By the summer of , halfway through the diary of Horace C. Lee, the nineteen-year-old diarist is making progress on his journey of self-definition in the midst of ever-changing religious, social, and economic conditions in Springfield, Massachusetts. Oct 13, · After the American Revolution, Illinois became a territory of the United States, and achieved statehood in When an angry mob formed outside of the city jail in Springfield on August .