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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 25 April 2014

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1785  Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14) on this day in history.  

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  1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England on this day in history.  

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

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

1816  On this day in history amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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

1818  Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

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

1819  F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1822  Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer on this day in history.  

1827  Charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge on this day in history.  

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

1832  Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history wilhelm Posse, composer  

1856  R G Nivelle, French military man on this day in history.  

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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 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 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  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

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

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

1080  On this day in history 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