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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 31 October 2014

1762  On this day in history samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

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

1783  On October - 15 jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1784  On October - 15 thomas Hastings, composer  

1785  On October - 15 jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)  

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 this day in history.  

1795  Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61) on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history august Ferdinand Haeser, composer  

1815  Napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic on this day in history.  

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 this day in history irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

1819  Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary on October - 15.  

1819  F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48 on October - 15.  

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

1827  Charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge on October - 15.  

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

1829  Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos) on this day in history.  

1831  Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) on October - 15.  

1832  On October - 15 henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912  

1833  Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader on this day in history.  

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

1842  On October - 15 karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on this day in history.  

1846  On October - 15 dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether  

1851  George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) on this day in history.  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

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  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  On October - 15 birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

1674  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

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

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

0898  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  

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