Historical Events For October - 01
Friday, 23 June 2017
1684 On this day in history pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42
1685 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) on October - 01.
1688 On this day in history prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy
1704 On this day in history cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44
1705 Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
1724 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 On October - 01 richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1735 On this day in history johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history william Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)
1768 On October - 01 english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
1768 Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1770 On this day in history vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
1770 On October - 01 louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64
1771 Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer on October - 01.
1781 On October - 01 james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
1787 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn on this day in history.
1791 On October - 01 the first session of the new French legislative assembly
1791 1st session of new French legislative assembly on this day in history.
1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family) on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history france annexes Southern Netherlands
1795 Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70 on October - 01.
1799 On October - 01 rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame)
1800 Spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty on October - 01.
1800 U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana on October - 01.
1801 On this day in history england & France signs Preliminary of London
1808 On this day in history fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
1814 Opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring on October - 01.
1814 On October - 01 jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies
1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer on this day in history.
1827 The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia on this day in history.
1829 South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools on this day in history.
1830 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.