Historical Events For October - 01
Friday, 02 December 2016
1684 On October - 01 pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42
1685 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) on this day in history.
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 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on October - 01.
1730 On October - 01 richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1735 On this day in history johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer
1746 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on October - 01.
1768 English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!") on this day in history.
1787 On October - 01 russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
1791 On October - 01 the first session of the new French legislative assembly
1791 1st session of new French legislative assembly on October - 01.
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 On this day in history robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70
1799 On this day in history 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 October - 01 england & France signs Preliminary of London
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 Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies on October - 01.
1820 On October - 01 gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
1827 On this day in history 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 On this day in history general Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam