Historical Events In October - 11
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0732 Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors on this day in history.
0732 On October - 11 abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies
0965 On October - 11 bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40
1138 A massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria on this day in history.
1188 Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France on this day in history.
1303 On October - 11 boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies
1347 Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies on October - 11.
1424 Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46 on this day in history.
1492 Columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas) on October - 11.
1521 On October - 11 pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"
1531 Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant on October - 11.
1531 Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies on October - 11.
1540 On this day in history emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan
1573 On October - 11 battle of South Seas
1573 On this day in history jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer
1593 On this day in history claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)
1598 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist (horticulture catalog), dies on October - 11.
1611 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome on October - 11.
1614 On October - 11 adriaen Block and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony.
1617 Franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62 on October - 11.
1634 the Burchardi flood â€” "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany on October - 11.
1643 Battle at Wincebt: English New Model-army beats royalists on this day in history.
1661 On October - 11 melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
1666 On October - 11 henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies
1671 On this day in history frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)
1674 On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris
1687 On October - 11 hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
1689 Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia on this day in history.
1698 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty
1705 Guillaume Amontons, French physicist, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1726 On this day in history benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England
1737 Earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys « of Calcutta India on October - 11.
1737 Earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta India on this day in history.
1738 On this day in history arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales