Historical Events In October - 31
Monday, 03 October 2022
0802 Empress Irene of Byzantium driven out on this day in history.
0834 1st All Hallows Eve (Halloween) observed to honor the saints on this day in history.
1147 On this day in history robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090)
1291 Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet on this day in history.
1345 Ferdinand I, the wise one, king of Portugal (built navy) on October - 31.
1424 Wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, king of Poland/Hungary on October - 31.
1448 Johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies on October - 31.
1485 On October - 31 coronation of British king Henry VII
1517 Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church-Protestant Reformation on this day in history.
1541 On October - 31 michelangelo Buonarroti's paints "last judgement" in 16th Chapel
1541 On this day in history hendrik van Kinschot, Dutch lawyer
1552 Emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege for Metz on October - 31.
1556 On October - 31 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
1587 On October - 31 leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.
1596 English/French/Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Drievoudig Covenant" on this day in history.
1617 On October - 31 laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of East-Indies
1620 On October - 31 john Evelyn, British diarist (Life of Mrs Godolphin)
1632 The birth of Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1632 On October - 31 jan Vermeer, Holland, painter (Procuress, Astronomer)
1634 On this day in history erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62
1638 On October - 31 meindert Hobbema, Amsterdams landscape painter, baptised
1641 Cornelis C Jol, [Houtebeen], adm (South-America), dies at about 41 on October - 31.
1654 Francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies on this day in history.
1661 On this day in history mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies
1664 On October - 31 willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz, viceroy of Friesland, dies at 51
1705 On October - 31 clemens XIV, [Giovanni Ganganelli], Pope (1769-74)
1723 Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1740 On October - 31 william Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)
1744 On October - 31 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer, dies at 50
1750 On October - 31 leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet
1755 Jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronomist on October - 31.
1757 On October - 31 ignaz Spangler, composer
1759 On this day in history earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred
1761 On October - 31 rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch patriot/earl/Grand Pensionary