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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
19

Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33

Death
413

Nicias, Athens politician (Peace of Nicias), killed at about 57

Death
680

Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein

Event
680

Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded

Death
1375

Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands

Event
1471

Battle of Brunkeberg Stockholm (Sten Sture beats Christian I)

Event
1486

Charles III, Duke of Savoy

Birth
1549

Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector and imprisoned

Event
1578

Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen

Event
1599

Jacob Aertsz Colom, Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)

Birth
1616

Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60

Death
1631

Saxon army occupies Prague

Event
1651

Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostole, dies at 77

Death
1659

Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56

Death
1676

Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43

Death
1678

John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)

Birth
1684

Jean Antoine Watteau, French rococo painter (Onverschillige)

Birth
1695

King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

Event
1713

Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer

Birth
1720

French govt proclaims strike on banknotes

Event
1720

Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor (Nazarin, Le N“tre), dies at 80

Death
1727

Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61

Death
1731

Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)

Birth
1733

France declares war on emperor Charles VI

Event
1738

Benjamin West, painter (Death of General Wolfe)

Birth