Historical Events In October - 07
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated on October - 07.
0336 On October - 07 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 Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52 on October - 07.
1492 On October - 07 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 Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians on October - 07.
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 October - 07.
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 this day in history.
1577 On this day in history ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop
1577 George Gascoigne, English poet on this day in history.
1612 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on October - 07.
1637 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda on October - 07.
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 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1690 On October - 07 english attack Quebec under Louis de Buade
1698 Henri Madin, composer on this day in history.
1702 English/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond on October - 07.
1714 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth on October - 07.
1728 Caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence) on October - 07.
1734 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1748 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18) on October - 07.
1758 On October - 07 paul Anton Wineberger, composer
1763 On October - 07 george III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north & west of Alleghenies to white settlement