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1780-1787 - Artillery Ground (City of London) Ballooning & Entertainment & Italy & place: Lucca Hot air balloonist Vincenzo Lunardi was born in Lucca on 11 January 1759 into a family of minor 1771-1809 - Not traced (Islington) Ballooning & Clubs & Music & Painting & Science & Italy & place: Naples Scientist and inventor Tiberius Cavallo was born on 30 March 1749 in Naples, the son of a physician. In 1771 he moved to England. With a keen