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Zaccheus How Howe (1746 - 1820)

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Zaccheus (How) Howe
1746 - 1820
Born
August 14, 1746
Waterbury, New Haven, Ct, Usa
Death
December 17, 1820
Thomaston, Ct, Usa
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Zaccheus How Howe was born on August 14, 1746 at Waterbury, New Haven, Ct, Usa. His maiden name is How and he married into the Howe family. He died on December 17, 1820 at Thomaston, Ct, Usa at 74 years of age.
Updated: August 14, 2011
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Zaccheus How Howe died on December 17, 1820 at Thomaston, Ct, Usa at 74 years old. He was born on August 14, 1746 at Waterbury, New Haven, Ct, Usa. We have no information about Zaccheus' surviving family.
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1746 - 1820 World Events

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In 1801, when he was 55 years old, on January 1st, after a brief period of independence, Ireland was merged with Great Britain, creating The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

In 1802, by the time he was 56 years old, on March 16, Congress established the United States Military Academy at West Point - the oldest of the five service academies in the United States and one of the oldest service academies in the world.

In 1806, he was 60 years old when on April 18th, the U.S. Congress passed the Non-importation Act. The Act forbade the importation of numerous goods from Great Britain, which was impressing American sailors into British service. The hope that was by impacting the British economy, the U.S. could stop the warlike practices of the English.

In 1814, Zaccheus was 68 years old when in August, the British captured Washington, DC and set fire to the White House and the Capitol building. President James Madison and his wife, Dolley, couldn't return to the White House when the British were driven out. It wasn't until 1817 that the White House became habitable again.

In 1820, in the year of Zaccheus How Howe's passing, on February 23rd, a plot to murder the Cabinet of the United Kingdom - called the Cato Street Conspiracy - was discovered in England. Thirteen people were arrested of which five were hanged and decapitated (some people paid for a good view of the hanging, attendance was so large). These were the last beheadings in Great Britain.

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