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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

1762  On this day in history samuel Adams Holyoke, composer  

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 this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  On October - 15 mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn)  

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

1783  Jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent on this day in history.  

1784  On this day in history thomas Hastings, composer  

1785  Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14) on this day in history.  

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  On October - 15 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  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  Napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history 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  Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on October - 15.  

1819  On this day in history marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary  

1819  F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer  

1827  On October - 15 charles Darwin reaches Christ's Counsel, Cambridge  

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

1829  Asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos) on October - 15.  

1831  On October - 15 helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)  

1832  Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 on this day in history.  

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

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  George F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament) on October - 15.  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on this day in history.  

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  On October - 15 birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on October - 15.  

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 October - 15.  

1686  On October - 15 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  On this day in history death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.  

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

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