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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

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1762  Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer on October - 15.  

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 this day in history jean Piltre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

1783  On this day in history jean Pilstre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent  

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 October - 15.  

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

1795  Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61) on October - 15.  

1799  August Ferdinand Haeser, composer on October - 15.  

1815  Napoleon begins his exile on St. Helena, a remote Island in the Atlantic on October - 15.  

1815  Napoleon Bonaparte exiled on Island of St Helena on October - 15.  

1816  On this day in history amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

1817  On this day in history tadeusz AB Kosciusko, Polish lt-general/freedom fighter, dies  

1818  On this day in history irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

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

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

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

1829  On this day in history asaph Hall, discovered satellites of Mars (Phobos & Deimos)  

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 this day in history klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader  

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

1842  On this day in history karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

1844  On October - 15 friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

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 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 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  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 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 October - 15.  

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

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