What Happened in October 1814

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Opening of the Congress of Vienna, redrew Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon Bonaparte

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Oct 17 A Beer Flood occurs in London killing nine.
  • Oct 23 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
  • Oct 29 "Demologos", 1st steam-powered warship, is launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 3 Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon & other poems)
  • Oct 11 Jean Baptiste Lamy, first Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1888)
  • Oct 25 Louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours
  • Oct 27 Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and politician (d. 1891)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 1 Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies
  • Oct 16 Juan Jose Landaeta, composer, dies at 34