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Historical Events Happened In October - 31

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

1765  On this day in history duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies  

1768  On October - 31 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78  

1785  George F Kersting, German painter on October - 31.  

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  Execution of Girondins at Paris, during Reign of Terror on October - 31.  

1793  On this day in history pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40  

1794  On this day in history john Dalton 1st lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society  

1795  On this day in history the birth of John Keats, English poet; works include 'Ode to a Nightingale'  

1795  John Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn) on October - 31.  

1806  On this day in history sophie Mereau, writer, dies at 36  

1808  On this day in history holland Brigade battle at Durango, Spain  

1815  On this day in history 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 October - 31 daniel Belknap, composer, dies at 44  

1825  Raleigh Edward Colston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 on this day in history.  

1826  Hugh Boyle Ewing, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 on October - 31.  

1831  Daniel Butterfield, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1901 on this day in history.  

1835  Adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1933 on October - 31.  

1837  On this day in history collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die  

1846  Donner party, unable to cross the Donner Pass, construct a winter camp on this day in history.  

1847  Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor) on this day in history.  

1851  On this day in history peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37  

1852  Mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother) on this day in history.  

1854  Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) on this day in history.  

1860  Juliette Gordon Low, activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America) on October - 31.  

1860  Johan Nathan, murderer, hanged on October - 31.  

1863  On October - 31 the Maori Wars resumed as British forces in New Zealand led by General Duncan Cameron began their Invasion of the Waikato.  

1863  Louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brig-general (Union), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1864  Nevada admitted as 36th state on this day in history.  

1865  On October - 31 william Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies  

1868  On October - 31 standard uniform approved for postal carriers  

1870  On this day in history mihaly Mosonyi, composer, dies at 55  

1871  Founding of Netherland Protestant Union in Dokkum on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1291  On October - 31 birth of philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet  

1345  On this day in history birth of ferdinand I, the wise one, king of Portugal (built navy)  

1424  On October - 31 birth of wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, king of Poland/Hungary  

1538  On October - 31 birth of caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607)  

1541  On this day in history birth of hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer  

1599  Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (d. 1680) was born on October - 31.  

1620  John Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On October - 31 birth of pierre Paul Puget, French artist (d. 1694)  

Famous Deaths In October - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1147  On October - 31 death of robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090)  

1448  On this day in history johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1517  Death of Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472) on this day in history.  

1556  John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on October - 31.  

1634  On October - 31 erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62  

1641  On this day in history cornelis C Jol, [Houtebeen], adm (South-America), dies at about 41  

1654  Francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies on October - 31.  

1659  On this day in history death of john Bradshaw, English judge (b. 1602)