Historical Events For October - 01
Saturday, 21 January 2017
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 Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy on October - 01.
1704 Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44 on October - 01.
1705 Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king on this day in history.
1708 On October - 01 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
1724 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on October - 01.
1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer on this day in history.
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
1770 On October - 01 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 On October - 01 james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
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 October - 01.
1795 On October - 01 france annexes Southern Netherlands
1795 On October - 01 robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70
1799 Rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame) on this day in history.
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 England & France signs Preliminary of London on this day in history.
1808 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer on October - 01.
1814 On October - 01 opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring.
1814 On October - 01 jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies
1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer on this day in history.
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 October - 01.