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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

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1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1777  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on this day in history.  

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

1783  On October - 15 jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1784  On October - 15 thomas Hastings, composer  

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

1786  On this day in history earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC  

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

1789  On this day in history 1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England  

1795  On this day in history frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)  

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  Napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena on this day in history.  

1816  On October - 15 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 this day in history marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary  

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

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

1827  On October - 15 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  Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos) on October - 15.  

1831  On October - 15 helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)  

1832  On this day in history 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  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on October - 15.  

1844  On October - 15 friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

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

1851  George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) on this day in history.  

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 October - 15 birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

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 this day in history.  

1674  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

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

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on October - 15.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.