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 This day in History - October 6
342 Historic Events for October 6
404

Eudoxia Aelia, empress of Austria, dies

Death
877

Charles II the Kale, King of France/Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54

Death
891

Formosus begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1014

Samuel, ruler of Bulgaria, dies

Death
1072

Sancho II, king of Castiliā€° (1065-72), murdered

Death
1111

Boudouin VII becomes earl of Flanders

Event
1214

Alfonso VIII de Edele, king of Castiliā€°, dies

Death
1499

French king Louis XII occupies Milan

Event
1552

Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)

Birth
1567

Duke of Alva becomes land guardian of Netherlands

Event
1585

Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies

Death
1618

Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer

Birth
1641

Matthijs H Quast, fleet guardian (Gold Islands), dies in battle

Death
1644

Isabella van Bourbon, French princess of Henri IV, dies

Death
1651

Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47

Death
1683

13 Mennonite families from Germany found Germantown Pa (Phila)

Event
1689

Pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII

Event
1706

Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )

Birth
1762

English troops occupy Manila Philippines

Event
1762

Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78

Death
1777

William Russell, composer

Birth
1777

Battle of Germantown; Washington defeated by British [OS=Sept 27]

Event
1781

Americans and French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of Revolutionary War

Event
1783

Benjamin Hanks patents self-winding clock

Event
1786

Antonio Maria Gasparo Giaccino Sacchini, composer, dies at 56

Death