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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

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1762  On this day in history samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

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 this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on October - 15.  

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

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

1784  Thomas Hastings, composer on this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)  

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

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

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

1795  Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61) on October - 15.  

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  Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on October - 15.  

1817  On this day in history tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies  

1818  On October - 15 irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

1819  On this day in history marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary  

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

1822  On October - 15 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 this day in history.  

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

1836  On this day in history thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910  

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  On this day in history dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether  

1851  On October - 15 george F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  On October - 15 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  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  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 October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

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