Historical Events In October - 10
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0019 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33 on this day in history.
0680 On this day in history battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
0680 Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded on October - 10.
0732 Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, Moorish Governor of Andalusia on this day in history.
1375 On October - 10 westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I) on this day in history.
1486 Charles III, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.
1549 On October - 10 duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned
1575 On this day in history battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
1578 On this day in history count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
1599 Jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea) on this day in history.
1616 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 on October - 10.
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague on October - 10.
1651 On October - 10 philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77
1659 On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
1676 Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43 on October - 10.
1678 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707) on this day in history.
1684 On October - 10 jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1695 On October - 10 king Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1713 On this day in history johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on October - 10.
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61 on October - 10.
1731 Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen) on this day in history.
1733 France declares war on emperor Charles VI on October - 10.
1738 Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe) on this day in history.
1745 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1757 On October - 10 erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
1760 On this day in history suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
1779 Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP on this day in history.
1780 On this day in history great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean
1787 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army on this day in history.
1789 On October - 10 pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1790 George Gerson, composer on October - 10.
1791 On October - 10 c F D Schubart, writer, dies