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Historical Events Happened In October - 31

Friday, 31 October 2014

1765  On October - 31 duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies  

1768  On this day in history francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78  

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

1791  On October - 31 ferdinand Huber, composer  

1793  On October - 31 execution of the Girondins at Paris, during the Reign of Terror  

1793  Execution of Girondins at Paris, during Reign of Terror on this day in history.  

1793  Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40 on this day in history.  

1794  John Dalton 1st lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society on October - 31.  

1795  On October - 31 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  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  Daniel Belknap, composer, dies at 44 on October - 31.  

1825  Raleigh Edward Colston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 on October - 31.  

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  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  On October - 31 donner party, unable to cross the Donner Pass, construct a winter camp  

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  On October - 31 mary E W Freeman, US writer (Revolt of Mother)  

1854  On this day in history georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt)  

1860  On October - 31 juliette Gordon Low, activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America)  

1860  On October - 31 johan Nathan, murderer, hanged  

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 October - 31.  

1864  On this day in history nevada admitted as 36th state  

1865  William Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies on October - 31.  

1868  Standard uniform approved for postal carriers on this day in history.  

1870  On October - 31 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  Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet was born on this day in history.  

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

1424  Wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, king of Poland/Hungary was born on this day in history.  

1538  Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607) was born on October - 31.  

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  On October - 31 birth of john Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin)  

1622  Pierre Paul Puget, French artist (d. 1694) was born on October - 31.  

Famous Deaths In October - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1147  On this day in history death of robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090)  

1448  On October - 31 johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1517  Death of Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472) on October - 31.  

1556  On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50  

1634  Erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1654  On October - 31 francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies  

1659  Death of John Bradshaw, English judge (b. 1602) on this day in history.