Historical Events For October - 01
Friday, 20 October 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 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 October - 01 parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king
1708 John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on October - 01.
1724 On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 On October - 01 richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer on October - 01.
1746 On October - 01 bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on this day in history.
1768 On October - 01 english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
1768 On October - 01 robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799) on this day in history.
1770 On this day in history louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64
1771 On October - 01 pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1781 On this day in history james Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!")
1787 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)
1795 On this day in history france annexes Southern Netherlands
1795 Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70 on October - 01.
1799 On this day in history rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame)
1800 Spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty on this day in history.
1800 On this day in history u.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.
1801 On October - 01 england & France signs Preliminary of London
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 this day in history the Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
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 October - 01.
1830 On October - 01 general Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam