Historical Events In October - 10
Sunday, 25 August 2019
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 this day in history.
0732 On this day in history abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, Moorish Governor of Andalusia
1375 Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands on October - 10.
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 Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned on October - 10.
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 Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen on October - 10.
1599 On this day in history jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
1616 On October - 10 maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague on October - 10.
1651 On October - 10 philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77
1659 On October - 10 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
1676 On this day in history sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43
1678 On October - 10 john Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)
1684 On October - 10 jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)
1695 On this day in history king Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer on this day in history.
1720 French govt proclaims strike on banknotes on October - 10.
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61 on October - 10.
1731 On this day in history henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)
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 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52 on October - 10.
1757 On October - 10 erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens)
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 this day in history.
1787 On this day in history amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1789 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34 on October - 10.
1790 George Gerson, composer on this day in history.
1791 C F D Schubart, writer, dies on this day in history.