Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 21 February 2019
1684 On this day in history pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42
1685 On October - 01 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
1688 On October - 01 prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy
1704 Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44 on October - 01.
1705 On October - 01 parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king
1708 John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1724 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer on October - 01.
1730 Richard Stockton, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on October - 01.
1735 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer on October - 01.
1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France on this day in history.
1760 On October - 01 william Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek)
1768 On this day in history english troops under general Gauge lands in Boston
1768 On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80
1770 On this day in history vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799)
1770 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1771 On October - 01 pierre MF de Sales Baillot, French violinist/composer
1781 James Lawrence, naval hero (War of 1812-"Don't give up the ship!") on this day in history.
1787 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn on October - 01.
1791 On this day in history the first session of the new French legislative assembly
1791 On this day in history 1st session of new French legislative assembly
1791 Sergey Aksakov, Russia, novelist (Chronicles of a Russian Family) on this day in history.
1795 On October - 01 france annexes Southern Netherlands
1795 Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70 on October - 01.
1799 Rufus Choate, US, lawyer (Hall of Fame) on this day in history.
1800 On October - 01 spain cedes Louisiana to France in a secret treaty
1800 U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana on this day in history.
1801 England & France signs Preliminary of London on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer
1814 On October - 01 opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring.
1814 Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies on October - 01.
1820 On this day in history gustav Adolf Heinze, composer
1827 On October - 01 the Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
1829 On this day in history south African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.
1830 General Trade Journal newspaper begins publishing in Amsterdam on this day in history.