Historical Events In October - 09
Monday, 20 January 2020
0680 On October - 09 husain ibn 'Ali, Shi'i religious leader, enters martyrdom
0768 On October - 09 charles the Great & Charlamane II divide French republic
0869 On October - 09 charles the Bare crowned king of Lotharingen
1000 On this day in history leif Ericson discovers "Vinland"
1000 On October - 09 leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)
1003 Leif Erikson lands in L'Anse aux Meadows, Canada, becoming the first European to reach America on this day in history.
1192 Richard Coeur de Leeuw leaves Jerusalem in disguise on October - 09.
1201 On October - 09 robert de Sorbon, founded Sorbonne University, Paris
1221 Salimbene di Adam, Italian chronicler on October - 09.
1238 James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia on this day in history.
1253 Grosseteste, an English scholar, dies at 78 on October - 09.
1261 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325) on October - 09.
1273 Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany on this day in history.
1290 On October - 09 last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves
1326 Reinald I, earl of Gelre/monarch, went insane, dies on this day in history.
1390 Johan I, king of Castile (1379-90), dies on October - 09.
1423 On October - 09 frederik III of Blankenheim, bishop of Straatsburg/Utrecht, dies
1436 On October - 09 jacoba van Bavarian, countess of Holland/Zealand, dies at 35
1446 Korean Hangual alphabet devised on this day in history.
1514 King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII (sister of Henry VIII) on October - 09.
1558 MĂ©rida is founded in Venezuela on this day in history.
1562 On October - 09 gabriel Fallopius, Modena Italy, anatomist, dies
1573 Don Frederik disbands siege of Alkmaar on October - 09.
1581 On this day in history claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist
1586 On this day in history jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn
1595 On this day in history the Spanish army captures Cambrai.
1597 On this day in history earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort
1617 On this day in history peace of Pavia (Spain & Savoye)
1621 On this day in history turkey & Poland signs Peace of Chotin
1626 John Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.
1635 Religious dissident Roger Williams banished from Mass Bay Colony on October - 09.
1635 Roger Williams (no relation to the famous country singer some 300 years his junior), is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his religious views on this day in history.
1646 Baltasar Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip IV, dies on October - 09.
1651 English parliament proclaims Navigation Act off on October - 09.