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Historical Events Happened In October - 01

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

1684  On this day in history pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42  

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 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 this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

1724  Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on this day in history.  

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  Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France on this day in history.  

1760  William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek) on this day in history.  

1768  English troops under general Gauge lands in Boston on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80  

1770  On this day in history vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)  

1770  Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer  

1781  James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!") on this day in history.  

1787  On this day in history russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.  

1791  On this day in history the first session of the new French legislative assembly  

1791  1st session of new French legislative assembly on this day in history.  

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

1799  On this day in history rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame)  

1800  On this day in history spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty  

1800  On this day in history u.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.  

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

1808  Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies  

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

1827  The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history general Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam  

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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  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)  

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  On this day in history birth of nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher  

1644  Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1644  Jean Rousseau, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0552  Teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle on this day in history.  

0959  On this day in history death of king Edwy of England  

0976  Al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies on this day in history.  

1040  On this day in history death of alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997)  

1189  On this day in history death of gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar  

1310  Death of Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257) on this day in history.