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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 21 August 2014

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  On this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

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.  

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 this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history august Ferdinand Haeser, composer  

1815  On this day in history napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic.  

1815  On this day in history 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 this day in history tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies  

1818  On this day in history irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

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

1819  On this day in history f Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48  

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

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  Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos) on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

1846  Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on this day in history.  

1608  On this day in history birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on this day in history.  

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

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