Historical Events In October - 07
Thursday, 03 December 2020
0290 On this day in history [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated
0336 St Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0336 Marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies on October - 07.
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 Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna on October - 07.
1513 On October - 07 battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians.
1520 On October - 07 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain
1542 On October - 07 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
1553 Cristóbal 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 Battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain & Italy) destroys Turkish fleet on this day in history.
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle on October - 07.
1573 On this day in history william Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)
1577 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop on this day in history.
1577 On this day in history george Gascoigne, English poet
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 On October - 07 paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50
1681 On this day in history nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61
1690 English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade on October - 07.
1698 Henri Madin, composer on October - 07.
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 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 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on October - 07.
1746 On this day in history william Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)
1748 On October - 07 charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
1758 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer on October - 07.
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