Historical Events In October - 10
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0019 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33 on this day in history.
0680 Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein on this day in history.
0680 On this day in history hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded
0732 On October - 10 abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, Moorish Governor of Andalusia
1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands on October - 10.
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I) on this day in history.
1486 On October - 10 charles III, Duke of Savoy
1549 On October - 10 duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned
1575 On October - 10 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 October - 10.
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 October - 10.
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 On October - 10 john Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)
1684 On this day in history jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on October - 10.
1727 On October - 10 alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
1731 Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen) on this day in history.
1733 On this day in history france declares war on emperor Charles VI
1738 On October - 10 benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
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 Antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP on this day in history.
1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean on this day in history.
1787 On October - 10 amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1789 On October - 10 pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1790 On October - 10 george Gerson, composer
1791 C F D Schubart, writer, dies on October - 10.