Historical Events Happened In October - 31
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
1765 On October - 31 duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies
1768 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1785 On October - 31 george F Kersting, German painter
1791 Ferdinand Huber, composer on October - 31.
1793 On this day in history execution of the Girondins at Paris, during the Reign of Terror
1793 On October - 31 execution of Girondins at Paris, during Reign of Terror
1793 Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40 on October - 31.
1794 John Dalton 1st lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society on October - 31.
1795 The birth of John Keats, English poet; works include 'Ode to a Nightingale' on this day in history.
1795 John Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn) on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history sophie Mereau, writer, dies at 36
1808 Holland Brigade battle at Durango, Spain on October - 31.
1815 On October - 31 sir Humphrey Davy of London patents miner's safety lamp
1815 Karl Weierstrass, Germany, mathematician (theory of functions) on this day in history.
1815 On this day in history daniel Belknap, composer, dies at 44
1825 On October - 31 raleigh Edward Colston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1826 On October - 31 hugh Boyle Ewing, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1831 Daniel Butterfield, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901 on October - 31.
1835 On October - 31 adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1933
1837 On October - 31 collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die
1846 On October - 31 donner party, unable to cross the Donner Pass, construct a winter camp
1847 Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor) on October - 31.
1851 Peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1852 Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother) on October - 31.
1854 On this day in history georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt)
1860 Juliette Gordon Low, activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America) on October - 31.
1860 Johan Nathan, murderer, hanged on this day in history.
1863 The Maori Wars resumed as British forces in New Zealand led by General Duncan Cameron began their Invasion of the Waikato on October - 31.
1863 On this day in history louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brig-general (Union), dies at 51
1864 Nevada admitted as 36th state on October - 31.
1865 William Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies on this day in history.
1868 On October - 31 standard uniform approved for postal carriers
1870 Mihaly Mosonyi, composer, dies at 55 on October - 31.
1871 On October - 31 founding of Netherland Protestant Union in Dokkum