Historical Events In October - 07
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
0290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated on this day in history.
0336 On October - 07 st Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0336 On October - 07 marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies
0929 Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies on October - 07.
1488 Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1492 On October - 07 columbus misses Florida when he changed course
1506 Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna on October - 07.
1513 Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under RamÃ³n de Cardona defeat the Venetians on October - 07.
1520 On this day in history 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain
1542 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast on October - 07.
1553 On October - 07 cristÃ³bal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500)
1571 Turkish fleet defeated by Spanish and Italians in Battle of Lepanto on this day in history.
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 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 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 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61 on October - 07.
1690 English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade on this day in history.
1698 Henri Madin, composer on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1746 William Billings, Boston Mass, hymn composer (Rose of Sharon) on this day in history.
1748 On October - 07 charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18)
1758 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer on this day in history.
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