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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)  

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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  

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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 October - 31.  

1345  On October - 31 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  Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian (d. 1607) was born on October - 31.  

1541  Hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1599  On this day in history birth of denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (d. 1680)  

1620  On this day in history birth of john Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin)  

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

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Famous Deaths In October - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1147  Death of Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090) on October - 31.  

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

1517  On this day in history death of fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472)  

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

1634  On this day in history erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62  

1641  Cornelis C Jol, [Houtebeen], adm (South-America), dies at about 41 on October - 31.  

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

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

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