Historical Events In October - 07
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
0290 On this day in history [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated
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 October - 07.
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 this day in history pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna
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 October - 07.
1542 On this day in history explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
1553 Cristóbal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500) on this day in history.
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 On October - 07 ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle
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 George Gascoigne, English poet on October - 07.
1612 On October - 07 menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70
1637 On October - 07 prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda
1639 On this day in history 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 October - 07 english attack Quebec under Louis de Buade
1698 Henri Madin, composer on October - 07.
1702 On October - 07 english/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond
1714 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth on October - 07.
1728 Caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
1734 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana) on October - 07.
1737 On this day in history 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1737 On October - 07 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1746 William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon) on October - 07.
1748 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18) on October - 07.
1758 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer on this day in history.
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.