Historical Events In October - 14
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0530 [Discorus] ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0530 Dioscurus, anti-Pope (530), dies on October - 14.
1066 On this day in history battle of Hastings
1066 On this day in history 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
1066 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England on October - 14.
1066 On October - 14 harold II, King of England (1066), dies
1092 On October - 14 aboe Ali Hasan ibn Nizam al-Moelk, writer (Sijasetname), assassinated
1318 Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland on October - 14.
1322 On October - 14 robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence
1468 Treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French king Louis XI on October - 14.
1492 Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion on this day in history.
1529 On October - 14 sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna
1536 Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet/diplomat, dies in battle on October - 14.
1542 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on October - 14.
1568 Jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer on October - 14.
1570 Floris van Montmorency, baron of Montigny, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1586 Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth on October - 14.
1606 On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)
1633 On this day in history james II Stuart, king of England/Scotland (James VII) (1685-88)
1639 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) on this day in history.
1644 The birth of William Penn, English Quaker who gave his name to Pennsylvania on October - 14.
1644 On this day in history william Penn, English Quaker & founder of PA
1660 Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1669 On October - 14 antonio Cesti, composer, dies at 46
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 On this day in history george Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
1719 Arnold Houbraken, painter/writer), dies at 59 on October - 14.
1730 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer on October - 14.
1734 Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer/signer (Decl of Independence) on October - 14.
1738 Giovanni Calisto Andrea Zanotti, composer on October - 14.
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 Francois Fagel, lawyer/statesman, dies at 86 on October - 14.