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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

1762  On October - 15 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  Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer on October - 15.  

1777  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history thomas Hastings, composer  

1785  Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14) on October - 15.  

1786  Earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC on this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history the first presidental tour-George Washington in New England  

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1789  1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England on October - 15.  

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

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on this day in history.  

1815  On October - 15 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  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 October - 15.  

1818  Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1819  On October - 15 marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary  

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

1822  On October - 15 alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer  

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  On October - 15 asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)  

1831  Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) on this day in history.  

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  Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910 on October - 15.  

1842  Karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung on October - 15.  

1844  On October - 15 friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

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  On October - 15 wilhelm Posse, composer  

1856  On this day in history r G Nivelle, French military man  

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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 October - 15.  

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on this day in history.  

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on October - 15.  

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

1701  On this day in history birth of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)  

1711  On October - 15 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  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

0912  On this day in history death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on this day in history.  

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

1271  On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  

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