Historical Events In October - 21
Monday, 03 August 2020
1662 Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1680 Francisco Jose Coutinho, composer on this day in history.
1687 Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)
1727 Russian & Chinese accord to correct boundaries on this day in history.
1751 David Moritz Michael, composer on this day in history.
1760 On October - 21 the birth of Katsushka Hokusai, Japanese painter
1761 On October - 21 louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer/brig general
1762 On October - 21 herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11)
1765 Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1767 Francesco Ruggi, composer on this day in history.
1772 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner) on this day in history.
1773 Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1774 On October - 21 first display of the word "Liberty" on a flag, raised by colonists in Taunton, Massachusetts and which was in defiance of British rule in Colonial America.
1775 Guiseppi Baini, composer on this day in history.
1790 On October - 21 alphonse-Marie Louis de Lamartine, Macon France, writer (RenĂ©)
1793 Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1797 US Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston on October - 21.
1798 Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71 on October - 21.
1803 George Wright, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1865 on this day in history.
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Adm Nelson defeats French & Spanish fleet & dies on October - 21.
1805 On this day in history horatio Nelson, dies in Battle of Trafalgar
1807 Hanri Reber, composer on this day in history.
1810 Franz Teyber, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1816 On this day in history the Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.
1822 Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies (1888-90) on October - 21.
1823 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer on October - 21.
1824 On October - 21 joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement (Yorkshire England)
1827 On October - 21 petrus PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer
1833 On October - 21 alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and creator of the peace prize that bears his name, is born.
1833 The birth of Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor of 'Dynamite' on this day in history.
1833 Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Stockholm, created dynamite & Peace Prizes on October - 21.
1839 On this day in history georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)