Historical Events In October - 11
Thursday, 21 September 2023
0732 Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors on October - 11.
0732 Abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies on October - 11.
0965 On this day in history bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40
1138 On this day in history a massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria.
1188 On October - 11 robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France
1303 Boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies on October - 11.
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 On October - 11 columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas)
1521 On this day in history pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"
1531 Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant on this day in history.
1531 On this day in history huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies
1540 On October - 11 emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan
1573 Battle of South Seas on October - 11.
1573 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer on October - 11.
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 On this day in history hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome
1614 On this day in history adriaen Block and 12 Amsterdam merchants petition the States General for exclusive trading rights in the New Netherland colony.
1617 On this day in history 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 October - 11.
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 Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730) on October - 11.
1674 Pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1687 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty on this day in history.
1689 Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia on this day in history.
1698 On October - 11 france, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty
1705 On October - 11 guillaume Amontons, French physicist, dies at 42
1726 Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England on this day in history.
1737 On October - 11 earthquake kills 300,000 & destroys « of Calcutta India
1737 On October - 11 earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta India
1738 Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales on October - 11.