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Historical Events For October - 15

Friday, 28 April 2017

1762  On this day in history samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

1764  On this day in history 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  

1775  Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer on October - 15.  

1777  On October - 15 mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)  

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

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

1784  On this day in history thomas Hastings, composer  

1785  Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14) on this day in history.  

1786  Earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC on this day in history.  

1789  The first presidental tour-George Washington in New England on this day in history.  

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

1795  Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61) on this day in history.  

1799  On October - 15 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  On this day in history amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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

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

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

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

1822  On this day in history alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer  

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

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

1829  Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos) on October - 15.  

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 this day in history klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader  

1836  Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910 on October - 15.  

1842  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on October - 15.  

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on October - 15.  

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

1851  George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) on October - 15.  

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

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on October - 15.  

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  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

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

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  On this day in history death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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

1002  On this day in history death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  

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