Historical Events In October - 10
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
0019 On this day in history julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33
0680 On October - 10 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 October - 10.
1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands on this day in history.
1471 On this day in history battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)
1486 Charles III, Duke of Savoy on October - 10.
1549 On October - 10 duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77
1659 On October - 10 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
1676 On October - 10 sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43
1678 On October - 10 john Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)
1684 Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige) on this day in history.
1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England on October - 10.
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer on this day in history.
1720 On October - 10 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61 on October - 10.
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 this day in history.
1745 On October - 10 jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1757 On this day in history erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
1760 Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves) on this day in history.
1779 On this day in history antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
1780 On October - 10 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 this day in history 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