Historical Events In October - 07
Friday, 24 May 2019
0290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated on October - 07.
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 October - 07 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 this day in history pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna
1513 On October - 07 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 Turkish fleet defeated by Spanish and Italians in Battle of Lepanto on this day in history.
1571 Battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain & Italy) destroys Turkish fleet on October - 07.
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history william Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)
1577 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on October - 07.
1577 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
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 John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1660 Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1681 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61 on October - 07.
1690 On this day in history english attack Quebec under Louis de Buade
1698 On October - 07 henri Madin, composer
1702 English/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond on this day in history.
1714 On October - 07 people riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth
1728 On this day in history caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1734 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana) on this day in history.
1737 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on October - 07.
1737 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on October - 07.
1746 On October - 07 william Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)
1748 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18) on October - 07.
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.