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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 02 October 2014

1762  On this day in history samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

1764  Edward Gibbon observes a group of friars singing in the ruined Temple of Jupiter in Rome, which inspires him to begin work on The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire on this day in history.  

1775  On this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  On this day in history mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)  

1783  Jean Piltre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1784  Thomas Hastings, composer on October - 15.  

1785  Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14) on October - 15.  

1786  On October - 15 earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC  

1789  The first presidental tour-George Washington in New England on October - 15.  

1789  1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England on October - 15.  

1795  On October - 15 frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)  

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on this day in history.  

1815  On October - 15 napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic.  

1815  On October - 15 napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena  

1816  Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

1817  On October - 15 tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies  

1818  Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1819  On October - 15 marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary  

1819  On October - 15 f Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48  

1822  On October - 15 alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer  

1827  On October - 15 charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge  

1829  On October - 15 astronomer Asaph Hall born. Discovered the moons of Mars, Phobos & Deimos  

1829  On October - 15 asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)  

1831  Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) on this day in history.  

1832  Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 on this day in history.  

1833  On October - 15 klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader  

1836  Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910 on this day in history.  

1842  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

1846  On October - 15 dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether  

1851  On October - 15 george F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

1856  On October - 15 r G Nivelle, French military man  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On this day in history birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

1542  On October - 15 birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on October - 15.  

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history birth of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

1002  On October - 15 death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.