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Historical Events For October - 15

Sunday, 22 October 2017

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

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  Thomas Hastings, composer on October - 15.  

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

1786  On this day in history earliest 32F (0C) recorded temp in NYC  

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

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1789  On this day in history 1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England  

1795  On this day in history frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)  

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

1815  Napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic on this day in history.  

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 October - 15.  

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

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  Alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer on October - 15.  

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

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

1832  Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912 on October - 15.  

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

1836  On October - 15 thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910  

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

1844  Friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born on October - 15.  

1846  On October - 15 dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether  

1851  On October - 15 george F Moore, US theologist (Hebrews, Old Testament)  

1852  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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 this day in history.  

1674  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on October - 15.  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on October - 15.  

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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 October - 15.  

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

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on this day in history.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on this day in history.  

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

1268  On this day in history dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.  

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