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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 29 April 2016

1762  On October - 15 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 October - 15.  

1775  Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer on October - 15.  

1777  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on October - 15.  

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

1783  Jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent on October - 15.  

1784  Thomas Hastings, composer on this day in history.  

1785  On October - 15 jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)  

1786  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1795  Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61) on October - 15.  

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

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

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

1816  On this day in history amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

1817  Tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies on October - 15.  

1818  Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on October - 15.  

1819  Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary on this day in history.  

1819  F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

1827  Charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)  

1832  On October - 15 henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912  

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  On this day in history karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on October - 15.  

1846  Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether on October - 15.  

1851  On this day in history george F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history r G Nivelle, French military man  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on October - 15.  

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on October - 15.  

1674  On this day in history birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  On October - 15 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  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

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  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.  

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

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