Historical Events In October - 07
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0290 On this day in history [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated
0336 On October - 07 st Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0336 On this day in history 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 Columbus misses Florida when he changed course on this day in history.
1506 Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna on this day in history.
1513 Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under RamÃ³n de Cardona defeat the Venetians on October - 07.
1520 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain on October - 07.
1542 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast on this day in history.
1553 CristÃ³bal 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 October - 07 william Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)
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 On this day in history paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50
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 On October - 07 henri Madin, composer
1702 English/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond on this day in history.
1714 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth on this day in history.
1728 On October - 07 caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1734 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana) on October - 07.
1737 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on October - 07.
1737 On October - 07 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1746 On this day in history william Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)
1748 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18) on this day in history.
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.