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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 30 June 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 this day in history.  

1775  Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer on October - 15.  

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 October - 15.  

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

1789  The first presidental tour-George Washington in New England on this day in history.  

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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  Napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic on October - 15.  

1815  On this day in history napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena  

1816  Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

1817  Tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies on this day in history.  

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 October - 15 f Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48  

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

1842  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on this day in history.  

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

1846  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 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 October - 15.  

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)  

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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  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

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

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 October - 15.  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.  

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