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Historical Events Happened In October - 01

Friday, 18 April 2014

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

1685  On this day in history 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  Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history william Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)  

1768  On this day in history 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 this day in history louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64  

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  On this day in history robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70  

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  U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana on this day in history.  

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

1808  On this day in history fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1820  Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer on this day in history.  

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  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  Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1549  Anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer  

1644  On this day in history birth of jean Rousseau, composer  

Famous Deaths In October - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0290  Death of [Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed on this day in history.  

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  Death of King Edwy of England on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257)