Historical Events Happened In October - 01
Friday, 24 October 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 On October - 01 cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44
1705 Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king on October - 01.
1708 On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
1724 On October - 01 giovanni Battista Cirri, composer
1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on this day in history.
1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer on this day in history.
1746 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
1760 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on this day in history.
1768 English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston on October - 01.
1768 On October - 01 robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
1770 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799) on October - 01.
1770 On this day in history louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64
1771 On this day in history 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 On this day in history russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
1791 The first session of the new French legislative assembly on October - 01.
1791 On October - 01 1st session of new French legislative assembly
1791 On this day in history sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family)
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 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 October - 01.
1801 England & France signs Preliminary of London on October - 01.
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 October - 01.
1814 On October - 01 jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies
1820 Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 general Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam