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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
290

[Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated

Death
336

St Mark ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
336

Marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies

Death
929

Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies

Death
1488

Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52

Death
1492

Columbus misses Florida when he changed course

Event
1506

Pope Julius II and France occupy Bologna

Event
1520

1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain

Event
1542

Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast

Event
1571

Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle

Death
1571

Battle at Lepanto: Saint League (Spain and Italy) destroys Turkish fleet

Event
1573

William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)

Birth
1577

Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop

Birth
1579

English royal marriage of queen Elizabeth I to duke of Anjou

Event
1612

Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70

Death
1637

Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda

Event
1639

John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68

Death
1660

Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50

Death
1681

Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61

Death
1690

English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade

Event
1698

Henri Madin, composer

Birth
1702

English/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond

Event
1714

People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth

Event
1728

Caesar Rodney, Delaware, judge/signer (Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1734

Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)

Birth