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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Sunday, 26 October 2014

1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on October - 15.  

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 this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  On October - 15 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  Jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent on October - 15.  

1784  Thomas Hastings, composer on October - 15.  

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

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

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 October - 15 amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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

1818  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1829  Astronomer Asaph Hall born. Discovered the moons of Mars, Phobos & Deimos on October - 15.  

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

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on October - 15.  

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  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

1856  R G Nivelle, French military man on October - 15.  

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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 October - 15.  

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 this day in history 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 October - 15.  

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  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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

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 October - 15.  

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