Historical Events In October - 10
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0019 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33 on October - 10.
0680 On October - 10 battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein
0680 On October - 10 hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded
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 On this day in history battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)
1486 On October - 10 charles III, Duke of Savoy
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 October - 10.
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 this day in history maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
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 this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
1676 Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1678 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707) on October - 10.
1684 On this day in history jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1695 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England on October - 10.
1713 On this day in history johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on this day in history.
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 France declares war on emperor Charles VI on this day in history.
1738 On October - 10 benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
1745 On October - 10 jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1757 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens) on this day in history.
1760 Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves) on October - 10.
1779 On October - 10 antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean on October - 10.
1787 On October - 10 amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1789 On this day in history pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1790 George Gerson, composer on this day in history.
1791 On October - 10 c F D Schubart, writer, dies