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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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 October - 15.  

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

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

1815  On October - 15 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 October - 15 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  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 October - 15.  

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

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 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 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  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

1846  Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether on October - 15.  

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

1852  On October - 15 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  On October - 15 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  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  On October - 15 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  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 this day in history.  

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

1002  On October - 15 death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  On this day in history dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  


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