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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 24 July 2014

1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history the first presidental tour-George Washington in New England  

1789  On this day in history 1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England  

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

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

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

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  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  On this day in history henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912  

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 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  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  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  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  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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

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  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.