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 This day in History - October 14
400 Historic Events for October 14
530

[Discorus] ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
530

Dioscurus, anti-Pope (530), dies

Death
1066

Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England

Event
1066

Harold II, King of England (1066), dies

Death
1092

Aboe Ali Hasan ibn Nizam al-Moelk, writer (Sijasetname), assassinated

Death
1322

Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence

Event
1468

Treaty of P‚ronne: Duke Charles the Stoute and French king Louis XI

Event
1492

Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Mar¡a of Concepci¢n

Event
1529

Sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna

Event
1536

Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet/diplomat, dies in battle

Death
1542

Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)

Birth
1570

Floris van Montmorency, baron of Montigny, dies at 43

Death
1585

Heinrich Schtz, German royal chaplain master/composer (Daphne)

Birth
1586

Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth

Event
1606

Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78)

Birth
1633

James II Stuart, king of England/Scotland (James VII) (1685-88)

Birth
1639

Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)

Birth
1644

William Penn, English Quaker and founder of PA

Birth
1660

Francesco Albana, Italian painter (Hemelopneming of Maria), dies at 72

Death
1669

Antonio Cesti, composer, dies at 46

Death
1687

Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician

Birth
1700

Rabbi Judah Hasid and Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem

Event
1712

George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)

Birth
1719

Arnold Houbraken, painter/writer), dies at 59

Death
1730

Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer

Birth