Historical Events Happened In October - 31
Saturday, 23 July 2016
1765 Duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies on this day in history.
1768 On October - 31 francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78
1785 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1794 On October - 31 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 On this day in history john Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn)
1806 Sophie Mereau, writer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1808 Holland Brigade battle at Durango, Spain on this day in history.
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 October - 31.
1815 On October - 31 daniel Belknap, composer, dies at 44
1825 On October - 31 raleigh Edward Colston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
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 October - 31.
1835 On this day in history adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1933
1837 On this day in history 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 On October - 31 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (2-fasenmotor)
1851 On October - 31 peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37
1852 On October - 31 mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother)
1854 Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt) on October - 31.
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 Louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brig-general (Union), dies at 51 on October - 31.
1864 Nevada admitted as 36th state on October - 31.
1865 On October - 31 william Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies
1868 Standard uniform approved for postal carriers on October - 31.
1870 On this day in history mihaly Mosonyi, composer, dies at 55
1871 On October - 31 founding of Netherland Protestant Union in Dokkum