Historical Events In October - 14
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0530 On October - 14 [Discorus] ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0530 Dioscurus, anti-Pope (530), dies on October - 14.
1066 On October - 14 battle of Hastings
1066 The Battle of Hastings seals the Norman conquest of England by Norsemen under William, 39, duke of Normandy, who will be called William the Conqueror and will rule England as William I until his death in 1087 on this day in history.
1066 On this day in history battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
1066 On this day in history harold II, King of England (1066), dies
1092 Aboe Ali Hasan ibn Nizam al-Moelk, writer (Sijasetname), assassinated on October - 14.
1318 Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland on this day in history.
1322 On this day in history robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence
1468 On October - 14 treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French king Louis XI
1492 On this day in history columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion
1529 On October - 14 sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna
1536 Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet/diplomat, dies in battle on October - 14.
1542 On this day in history abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
1568 On October - 14 jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer
1570 Floris van Montmorency, baron of Montigny, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1586 On this day in history mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth
1606 On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1633 James II Stuart, king of England/Scotland (James VII) (1685-88) on this day in history.
1639 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) on October - 14.
1644 On October - 14 the birth of William Penn, English Quaker who gave his name to Pennsylvania
1644 On this day in history william Penn, English Quaker & founder of PA
1660 On October - 14 francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72
1669 Antonio Cesti, composer, dies at 46 on October - 14.
1687 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician on this day in history.
1700 On this day in history rabbi Judah Hasid & Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem
1712 George Grenville, British PM (1763-65) on October - 14.
1719 On this day in history arnold Houbraken, painter/writer), dies at 59
1730 On October - 14 jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer
1734 On this day in history francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence)
1738 On this day in history giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer
1740 Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05) on this day in history.
1745 On October - 14 french help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
1746 On this day in history francois Fagel, lawyer/statesman, dies at 86