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

1783  On this day in history jean Piltre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1783  On this day in history jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1784  Thomas Hastings, composer on October - 15.  

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

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

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 October - 15.  

1795  On October - 15 frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)  

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

1815  On this day in history 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 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  On October - 15 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 this day in history.  

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

1827  On October - 15 charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge  

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

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

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

1832  Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on October - 15.  

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 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 October - 15.  

1674  On this day in history birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  On this day in history 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 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  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

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

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

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.