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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Sunday, 21 September 2014

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 this day in history.  

1775  Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history 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 October - 15.  

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  

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 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  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 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 October - 15.  

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

1831  Helen Maria Hunt Jackson, author (Ramona) on October - 15.  

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

1842  On October - 15 karl Marx becomes editor-in-chief of Rheinische Zeitung  

1844  On October - 15 friedrich Nietzsche, Uebermensch born  

1846  On this day in history dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether  

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 October - 15 birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  On this day in history birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

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

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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

0898  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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

1080  On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.  

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