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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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 October - 15.  

1775  On this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer  

1777  Mjr James Graves Simcoe appointed commandant of Queen's Rangers (Penn) on this day in history.  

1783  Jean Piltre de Rozier makes captive-balloon ascent on this day in history.  

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

1784  On October - 15 thomas Hastings, composer  

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  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 October - 15.  

1816  On October - 15 amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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  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 this day in history alfred Meissner, Austrian physician/writer  

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

1829  On this day in history astronomer Asaph Hall born. Discovered the moons of Mars, Phobos & Deimos  

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

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

1844  On this day in history 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  Wilhelm Posse, composer on October - 15.  

1856  R G Nivelle, French military man on October - 15.  

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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  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on October - 15.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

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 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