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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Monday, 25 July 2016

1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on this day in history.  

1764  On October - 15 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  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on this day in history.  

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 October - 15 thomas Hastings, composer  

1785  On this day in history jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)  

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

1815  On October - 15 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  On October - 15 tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies  

1818  On October - 15 irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

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

1819  On October - 15 f Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48  

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

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

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

1829  On October - 15 asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)  

1831  On this day in history helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona)  

1832  On this day in history henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912  

1833  Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader on October - 15.  

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  Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether on October - 15.  

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

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

0892  On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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 October - 15.  

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

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