Historical Events In October - 07
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated on October - 07.
0336 St Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 07.
0336 Marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies on October - 07.
0929 Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies on this day in history.
1488 On this day in history andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52
1492 On this day in history columbus misses Florida when he changed course
1506 On October - 07 pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna
1513 Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under RamÃ³n de Cardona defeat the Venetians on this day in history.
1520 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain on this day in history.
1542 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast on this day in history.
1553 CristÃ³bal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500) on October - 07.
1571 Turkish fleet defeated by Spanish and Italians in Battle of Lepanto on October - 07.
1571 On October - 07 battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain & Italy) destroys Turkish fleet
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle on October - 07.
1573 William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45) on October - 07.
1577 On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
1577 George Gascoigne, English poet on October - 07.
1612 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1637 On October - 07 prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda
1639 On October - 07 john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68
1660 Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50 on October - 07.
1681 On October - 07 nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61
1690 On this day in history english attack Quebec under Louis de Buade
1698 On this day in history henri Madin, composer
1702 On October - 07 english/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond
1714 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth on this day in history.
1728 On October - 07 caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1734 On this day in history ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
1737 On October - 07 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1737 On this day in history 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1746 William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon) on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
1758 On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer
1763 George III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north & west of Alleghenies to white settlement on this day in history.