Historical Events In October - 10
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0019 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33 on this day in history.
0680 On October - 10 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 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands on this day in history.
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I) on this day in history.
1486 Charles III, Duke of Savoy on this day in history.
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 October - 10.
1578 On October - 10 count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen
1599 On this day in history jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1616 On this day in history 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 October - 10.
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 October - 10.
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on October - 10.
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61 on October - 10.
1731 On October - 10 henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)
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 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens) on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)
1779 On this day in history antoine PFGdV Celles, Belgium/Dutch/French MP
1780 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean on this day in history.
1787 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army on this day in history.
1789 On October - 10 pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1790 George Gerson, composer on October - 10.
1791 On this day in history c F D Schubart, writer, dies