Historical Events In October - 10
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0019 On this day in history julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33
0680 On this day in history battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
0680 Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded on this day in history.
0732 On October - 10 abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, Moorish Governor of Andalusia
1375 On this day in history westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I) on October - 10.
1486 On October - 10 charles III, Duke of Savoy
1549 Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned on October - 10.
1575 Battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others on this day in history.
1578 Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen on October - 10.
1599 On October - 10 jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1616 On October - 10 maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague on October - 10.
1651 Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1659 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 on this day in history.
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 Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige) on October - 10.
1695 On October - 10 king Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer on this day in history.
1720 On this day in history french govt proclaims strike on banknotes
1727 On October - 10 alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
1731 Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen) on October - 10.
1733 France declares war on emperor Charles VI on October - 10.
1738 Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe) on October - 10.
1745 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52 on October - 10.
1757 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens) on October - 10.
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 October - 10 great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean
1787 On this day in history amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1789 On October - 10 pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1790 George Gerson, composer on this day in history.
1791 On this day in history c F D Schubart, writer, dies