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Historical Events Happened In October - 01

Thursday, 24 July 2014

1684  Pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1685  Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) on this day in history.  

1688  Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy on this day in history.  

1704  On this day in history cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44  

1705  On this day in history parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king  

1708  John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer  

1730  Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer  

1746  Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France on this day in history.  

1760  William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston  

1768  On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80  

1770  Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799) on this day in history.  

1770  Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1771  Pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer on this day in history.  

1781  On this day in history james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")  

1787  On this day in history 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 this day in history 1st session of new French legislative assembly  

1791  Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family) on this day in history.  

1795  France annexes Southern Netherlands on this day in history.  

1795  Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1799  Rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame) on this day in history.  

1800  On this day in history spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty  

1800  On this day in history u.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.  

1801  England & France signs Preliminary of London on this day in history.  

1808  Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring.  

1814  On this day in history jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies  

1820  On this day in history gustav Adolf Heinze, composer  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1207  Henry III, king of England (1216-72) was born on this day in history.  

1507  On this day in history birth of giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573)  

1540  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)  

1549  On this day 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  On this day in history birth of nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher  

1644  Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1644  Jean Rousseau, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0290  On this day in history death of [Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed  

0540  On this day in history vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies  

0552  Teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

0976  On this day in history al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies  

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

1189  Death of Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar on this day in history.  

1310  Death of Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257) on this day in history.