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 This day in History - October 11
363 Historic Events for October 11
732

Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors

Event
732

Abd ar-Rahman, Yemenite general strategist (Bordeaux occupier), dies

Death
965

Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40

Death
1303

Boniface VIII, [Benedetto Gaetani], lawyer/pope (1294-1303), dies

Death
1347

Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies

Death
1424

Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46

Death
1492

Columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas)

Event
1521

Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"

Event
1531

Battle at Kappel: Swiss RC kantons beat protestant

Event
1531

Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss church reformer (Zwinglianen), dies

Death
1540

Emperor Karel names his son Philip, duke of Milan

Event
1573

Battle of South Seas - Dutch rebels beat Spanish navy

Event
1573

Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer

Birth
1593

Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)

Birth
1598

Joachim Camerarius, German botanist (horticulture catalog), dies

Death
1611

Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome

Birth
1617

Franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62

Death
1643

Battle at Wincebt: English New Model-army beats royalists

Event
1661

Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/elect (Anti-Lucretius)

Birth
1666

Henry de Fleury dee Coulan, mister of Buat/ritmeester, dies

Death
1671

Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730)

Birth
1674

Pierre Corneille's "Surena," premieres in Paris

Event
1687

Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty

Event
1689

Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia

Event
1698

France, England and Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty

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