Historical Events In October - 07
Monday, 06 February 2023
0290 On October - 07 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated
0336 On this day in history st Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0336 On October - 07 marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies
0929 On October - 07 charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies
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 Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna on this day in history.
1513 On this day in history battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians.
1520 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain on this day in history.
1542 On October - 07 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
1553 On October - 07 cristóbal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500)
1571 On this day in history turkish fleet defeated by Spanish and Italians in Battle of Lepanto
1571 On October - 07 battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain & Italy) destroys Turkish fleet
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle on this day in history.
1573 William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45) on October - 07.
1577 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on October - 07.
1577 On October - 07 george Gascoigne, English poet
1612 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1637 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda on this day in history.
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 this day in history nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61
1690 On this day in history english attack Quebec under Louis de Buade
1698 Henri Madin, composer on October - 07.
1702 On this day in history english/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond
1714 On October - 07 people riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth
1728 Caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) on October - 07.
1734 On this day in history ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
1737 On this day in history 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1737 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on this day in history.
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 October - 07 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 October - 07.