Historical Events In October - 11
Friday, 18 October 2019
0732 On this day in history battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors
0732 On October - 11 abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies
0965 Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40 on this day in history.
1138 A massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria on October - 11.
1188 Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France on this day in history.
1303 Boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies on this day in history.
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 October - 11.
1492 Columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas) on October - 11.
1521 Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith" on this day in history.
1531 Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant on this day in history.
1531 On October - 11 huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies
1540 Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan on this day in history.
1573 On October - 11 battle of South Seas
1573 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer on October - 11.
1593 Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71) on this day in history.
1598 On this day in history joachim Camerarius, German botanist (horticulture catalog), dies
1611 On October - 11 hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome
1614 Adriaen Block and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony on October - 11.
1617 Franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62 on October - 11.
1634 On this day in history the Burchardi flood â€” "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.
1643 On October - 11 battle at Wincebt: English New Model-army beats royalists
1661 On this day in history melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)
1666 On this day in history henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies
1671 On October - 11 frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)
1674 Pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris on October - 11.
1687 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty on October - 11.
1689 On October - 11 peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia
1698 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty
1705 On this day in history guillaume Amontons, French physicist, dies at 42
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 On this day in history earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta India
1738 On October - 11 arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales