Historical Events In October - 11
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1746 Battle at Rocourt: French drive out English/Austria/Neth armies on this day in history.
1747 On this day in history marian Paradeiser, composer
1758 Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta) on October - 11.
1768 On this day in history adriaan van den Ende, Dutch vicar/educationalist
1776 On October - 11 battle of Valcour Island on Lake Champlain, New York. Although defeated, the American flotilla delayed the British advance and caused it to fall back into winter quarters.
1776 Brig Gen Arnold's Lake Champlain fleet defeated by British on October - 11.
1779 On this day in history casimir Pulaski, General, dies
1782 On this day in history steen Steensen Blicher, Denmk, poet/short-story writer (E Binddstouw)
1788 Simon Sechter, composer on this day in history.
1797 On this day in history british naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands
1797 On October - 11 battle at Kamperduin: English fleet destroys Bataafse
1803 Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen) on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58)
1809 Along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand on October - 11.
1809 On October - 11 meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35
1811 The Juliana, the 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation on October - 11.
1811 On this day in history the Juliana, 1st steam-powered ferryboat, begins operation
1812 On this day in history jurriaan F de Frederici, Dutch governor-gen (Suriname), dies at 60
1815 Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican representative of the people on October - 11.
1820 Alfred Washington Ellet, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on October - 11.
1821 On October - 11 the birth of Sir George Williams, Founder of the YMCA
1821 On this day in history angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer
1824 On October - 11 marquis de Lafayette visits the Washington Navy Yard during his year long tour of America. He returned to the yard the next day, October 12, to continue his visit.
1825 C F Meyer, writer on this day in history.
1835 On this day in history hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), died in 1900
1837 Samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71 on October - 11.
1839 Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, dies at 88 on October - 11.
1841 On this day in history freidrich Hegar, composer
1844 On this day in history the birth of Henry John Heinz, American food manufacturer
1844 Henry John Heinz, founded prepared-foods company (57 varieties) on October - 11.
1850 Louisa Maria, queen of Belgium (1832-50)/wife of Leopold I, dies at 38 on October - 11.
1852 The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney on October - 11.
1861 Battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek) on October - 11.
1863 Skirmish at Rheatown/Henderson's Mill, Tennessee on October - 11.
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