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Historical Events Happened In October - 28

Thursday, 31 July 2014

1733  On this day in history ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer  

1740  Ivan VI becomes czar of Russia [OS=Oct 17] on this day in history.  

1740  Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1746  Peruvian cities of Lima & Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die on this day in history.  

1755  Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history michel Blavet, French court flautist/composer, dies at 68  

1776  Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history raphael Weiss, composer, dies at 66  

1789  Johann Schneider, composer on this day in history.  

1790  New York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000 on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history nY gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000  

1793  Eli Whitney applies for a patent for his cotton gin (the patent is issued in March of 1794) on this day in history.  

1793  Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin on this day in history.  

1793  Eliphalet Remington, US gun maker on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship (1848 . .53)  

1798  Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history karl Georg Lickl, composer  

1804  Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician (logistic curve) on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history john Thomson, composer  

1810  On this day in history adley Hogan Gladden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862  

1818  Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright (Fathers & Sons) [OS] on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history abigail Adams, 2nd first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73  

1834  On this day in history the Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.  

1834  On this day in history dudley McIver DuBose, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1842  On this day in history anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator (Joan of Arc of the Civil War)  

1846  Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history auguste Escoffier, king of chefs & chef of kings  

1848  The first railroad in Spain on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57  

1854  On this day in history james P Carrell, composer, dies at 67  

1855  Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit) on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history franz Xavier Arens, composer  

1858  Macy's Dept store opens in NYC on this day in history.  

1863  Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1017  Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56) was born on this day in history.  

1510  On this day in history birth of francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint  

1510  Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572) was born on this day in history.  

1585  On this day in history birth of cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader  

1667  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Neuburg, second wife of Charles II of Spain (d. 1740)  

1689  Michel Mathieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

1691  Peder Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero (d. 1720) was born on this day in history.  

1697  Canaletto, Italian artist (d. 1768) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0312  On this day in history death of maxentius, Roman emperor (b. c. 278)  

0900  Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies on this day in history.  

1138  Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

1225  On this day in history death of jien, Japanese poet and historian (b. 1155)  

1312  On this day in history death of elisabeth of Tirol, German queen  

1412  Death of Margaret I of Denmark, wife of Haakon VI of Norway (b. 1353) on this day in history.  

1520  On this day in history death of pier Gerlofs Donia, Frisian pirate and freedom fighter  

1568  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihide, Japanese shogun (b. 1539)