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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on October - 15.  

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

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

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

1784  On this day in history thomas Hastings, composer  

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  On this day in history the first presidental tour-George Washington in New England  


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  On this day in history august Ferdinand Haeser, composer  

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 October - 15.  

1817  Tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies on this day in history.  

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

1819  Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary on October - 15.  

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

1822  Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer on October - 15.  

1827  On this day in history charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge  

1829  Astronomer Asaph Hall born. Discovered the moons of Mars, Phobos & Deimos on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)  

1831  Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) on October - 15.  

1832  On this day in history henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912  

1833  Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader on October - 15.  

1836  On October - 15 thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910  

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

1844  On October - 15 friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

1846  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1856  R G Nivelle, French military man on October - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On October - 15 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  On October - 15 birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

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

1711  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  


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  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on October - 15.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  

1268  On this day in history dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  


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