1678 Death of Italian composer Giovanni Maria Bononcini, at 36. Born September 23, 1642. He was also a violinist and the father of a musical dynasty. In 1671 Bononcini the elder became a court musician at Modena. His treatise, Musico prattico, was published in 1673. The composers Giovanni Battista Bononcini and Antonio Maria Bononcini were his sons. Search Amazon.com for Giovanni Maria Bononcini
1741 (JC, GC=29 NOV) Handel arrives in Dublin at the invitation of the country of Ireland to attend current concert season. Presented numerous concerts in the Irish capital, including the FP of his oratorio Messiah early in 1742.
1772 Birth of Prussian composer Prince Louis Ferdinand CHRISTIAN.
d-Friedrichsfelde, battle at Saalfeld, 9 AUG
1806. He wrote popular Trio in E flat for violin, cello and piano op10. Beethoven dedicated Piano Concerto # 3 to him.