Historical Events In October - 11
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0732 On October - 11 battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors
0732 Abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies on this day in history.
0965 On this day in history bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40
1138 A massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria on October - 11.
1188 On this day in history robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France
1303 Boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies on October - 11.
1347 On October - 11 louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies
1424 Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46 on this day in history.
1492 On October - 11 columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas)
1521 On October - 11 pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"
1531 On this day in history battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant
1531 On October - 11 huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies
1540 Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan on October - 11.
1573 On October - 11 battle of South Seas
1573 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer on this day in history.
1593 On October - 11 claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)
1598 On October - 11 joachim Camerarius, German botanist (horticulture catalog), dies
1611 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome on this day in history.
1614 Adriaen Block and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony on October - 11.
1617 On October - 11 franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62
1634 the Burchardi flood â€” "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany on this day in history.
1643 Battle at Wincebt: English New Model-army beats royalists on this day in history.
1661 Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius) on October - 11.
1666 On this day in history henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies
1671 Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730) on October - 11.
1674 On October - 11 pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris
1687 On this day in history 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 October - 11.
1726 Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England on this day in history.
1737 Earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys « of Calcutta India on this day in history.
1737 Earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta India on this day in history.
1738 On October - 11 arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales