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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
680

Husain ibn 'Ali, Shi'i religious leader, enters martyrdom

Event
768

Charles the Great and Charlamane II divide French republic

Event
869

Charles the Bare crowned king of Lotharingen

Event
1000

Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)

Event
1047

Clemens II, [Suitger], Pope (1046-47), dies

Death
1192

Richard Coeur de Leeuw leaves Jerusalem in disguise

Event
1201

Robert de Sorbon, founded Sorbonne University, Paris

Birth
1253

Grosseteste, an English scholar, dies at 78

Death
1261

Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)

Birth
1290

Last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves

Event
1326

Reinald I, earl of Gelre/monarch, went insane, dies

Death
1390

Johan I, king of Castiliā€° (1379-90), dies

Death
1423

Frederik III of Blankenheim, bishop of Straatsburg/Utrecht, dies

Death
1436

Jacoba van Bavarian, countess of Holland/Zealand, dies at 35

Death
1446

Korean Hangual alphabet devised

Event
1514

King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII

Event
1547

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist (Don Quixote)

Birth
1562

Gabriel Fallopius, Modena Italy, anatomist, dies

Death
1573

Don Frederik disbands siege of Alkmaar

Event
1581

Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/theologist

Birth
1586

Jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn

Birth
1597

Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort

Event
1617

Peace of Pavia (Spain and Savoye)

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1621

Turkey and Poland signs Peace of Chotin

Event
1626

John Ferrabosco, composer

Birth