Historical Events In October - 07
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated on this day in history.
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 Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies on this day in history.
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 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 October - 07.
1542 On this day in history explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
1553 On this day in history cristóbal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500)
1571 On October - 07 turkish fleet defeated by Spanish and Italians in Battle of Lepanto
1571 On this day in history battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain & Italy) destroys Turkish fleet
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle on this day in history.
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 October - 07.
1612 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 on October - 07.
1637 Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda on October - 07.
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 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61 on October - 07.
1690 English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade on October - 07.
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 this day in history.
1728 On October - 07 caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1734 On this day in history ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
1737 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft and kill 300,000 (Bengal, India) on this day in history.
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 On October - 07 charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
1758 On October - 07 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.