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Historical Events In October - 01

Saturday, 01 October 2022

0366  Today in history st Damasus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0704  Aengibald gives away bishop Willibrord estate in Waalre on this day in history.  

0911  During a siege in Constantinople, the Theotokos appeared at the church in Blachernae holding her veil over the praying faithful, among them St. Andrew of Constantinople today in history.  

0959  On October - 01 edgar the Peaceable becomes king of all England.  

0965  John XIII Crescentii elected to succeed Pope Leo VIII today in history.  

1189  Today in history gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar since 1184, is killed in the Siege of Acre.  

1273  Earl Rudolf van Habsburg becomes Roman Catholics-German king today in history.  

1529  Today in history -3] Meeting between Maarten Luther & Huldrych Zwingli  

1569  On October - 01 duke of Norfolk arrested  

1574  -2] Storm breaks Leiden dike; drowns 20,000 Spanish soldiers today in history.  

1606  Spanish troops under Spinola occupies fort Rhine birch on October - 01.  

Famous Birthdays In October - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1207  Henry III, king of England (1216-72) was born on October - 01.  

1507  Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573) was born today in history.  

1540  Today in history birth of johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (d. 1617)  

1549  On this day in history birth of anna of H Bartolomaeus, Flemish prioress/founded a nunnery  

1577  Today in history birth of fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (d. 1622)  

1620  Today in history birth of nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher  

1644  Today in history birth of alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist/composer  

1644  Jean Rousseau, composer was born on October - 01.  

Famous Deaths In October - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0290  Death of [Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed today in history.  

0540  Vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies today in history.  

0552  On October - 01 teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle  

0959  Death of King Edwy of England on October - 01.  

0976  Today in history al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies  

1040  Death of Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) on this day in history.  

1189  Death of Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar on this day in history.  

1310  Today in history death of beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257)  

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