Historical Events In October - 10
Sunday, 04 June 2023
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 Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded on this day in history.
0732 On this day in history 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 this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy
1549 On this day in history 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 October - 10 count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
1599 On October - 10 jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1616 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707) on October - 10.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1779 On this day in history antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
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 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34 on October - 10.
1790 On this day in history george Gerson, composer
1791 On October - 10 c F D Schubart, writer, dies
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