Historical Events For October - 01
Monday, 19 March 2018
1684 Pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42 on October - 01.
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 Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1705 Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king on October - 01.
1708 On October - 01 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
1724 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
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 October - 01.
1795 On this day in history 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 October - 01.
1800 Spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty on October - 01.
1800 On October - 01 u.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.
1801 On this day in history england & France signs Preliminary of London
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 this day in history 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 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 October - 01.