Historical Events In October - 10
Sunday, 29 January 2023
0019 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33 on October - 10.
0680 On this day in history 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 October - 10 westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands
1471 Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I) on this day in history.
1486 On this day in history charles III, Duke of Savoy
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 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 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60 on October - 10.
1631 Saxon army occupies Prague on this day in history.
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 October - 10.
1676 Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 October - 10 king Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer on October - 10.
1720 On October - 10 french govt proclaims strike on banknotes
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1731 Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen) on October - 10.
1733 France declares war on emperor Charles VI on October - 10.
1738 On this day in history benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)
1745 On this day in history jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1757 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens) on October - 10.
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 October - 10 great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in Caribbean
1787 On October - 10 amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
1789 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34 on October - 10.
1790 On October - 10 george Gerson, composer
1791 On October - 10 c F D Schubart, writer, dies