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Historical Events Happened In October - 01

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

0366  Today in history st Damasus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0704  Aengibald gives away bishop Willibrord estate in Waalre on October - 01.  

0911  During a siege in Constantinople, the Theotokos appeared at the church in Blachernae holding her veil over the praying faithful, among them St. Andrew of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0959  Edgar the Peaceable becomes king of all England on October - 01.  

0965  Today in history john XIII Crescentii elected to succeed Pope Leo VIII  

1189  Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar since 1184, is killed in the Siege of Acre on October - 01.  

1273  On October - 01 earl Rudolf van Habsburg becomes Roman Catholics-German king  

1529  On October - 01 -3] Meeting between Maarten Luther & Huldrych Zwingli  

1569  Duke of Norfolk arrested on October - 01.  

1574  Today in history -2] Storm breaks Leiden dike; drowns 20,000 Spanish soldiers  

1606  Spanish troops under Spinola occupies fort Rhine birch on October - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1207  On October - 01 birth of henry III, king of England (1216-72)  

1507  Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573) was born today in history.  

1540  Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617) was born today in history.  

1549  Today in history birth of anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery  

1577  Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1620  Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher was born on October - 01.  

1644  Today in history birth of alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer  

1644  Today in history birth of jean Rousseau, composer  

Famous Deaths In October - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0290  On October - 01 death of [Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed  

0540  On October - 01 vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies  

0552  Teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle on October - 01.  

0959  On this day in history death of king Edwy of England  

0976  Today in history al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies  

1040  Death of Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) today in history.  

1189  Death of Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar on October - 01.  

1310  Today in history death of beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257)