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Historical Events For October - 15

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on October - 15.  

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 October - 15 bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  On this day in history mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)  

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

1783  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1786  Earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC on October - 15.  

1789  The first presidental tour-George Washington in New England on October - 15.  

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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  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

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

1815  On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena  

1816  On October - 15 amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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

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

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

1819  F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48 on October - 15.  

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

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

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

1836  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on this day in history.  

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

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

1852  On this day in history wilhelm Posse, composer  

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  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  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  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on October - 15.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on this day in history.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on this day in history.  

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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