Historical Events Happened In October - 01
Monday, 20 October 2014
1684 On this day in history pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42
1685 On October - 01 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
1688 On this day in history prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy
1704 On October - 01 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 October - 01 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 On this day in history richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1735 On October - 01 johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
1746 On October - 01 bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on this day in history.
1768 English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston on this day in history.
1768 On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799) on October - 01.
1770 On October - 01 louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64
1771 On October - 01 pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!") on October - 01.
1787 On October - 01 russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
1791 The first session of the new French legislative assembly on this day in history.
1791 On October - 01 1st session of new French legislative assembly
1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family) on October - 01.
1795 On October - 01 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 On this day in history spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty
1800 U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana on this day in history.
1801 England & France signs Preliminary of London on October - 01.
1808 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer on this day in history.
1814 Opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring on this day in history.
1814 Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies on this day in history.
1820 On October - 01 gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
1827 On October - 01 the Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
1829 On this day in history 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.
1830 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.