October 1815 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 8 Joachim Murat's forces land at Pizzo, Italy
  • Oct 12 Ex-king Joachim Murat of Naples sentenced to death

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 15 Napoleon Bonaparte arrives on island of St Helena to begin his exile

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Oct 31 Sir Humphrey Davy of London patents miner's safety lamp

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 11 Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican representative of the people
  • Oct 12 William Joseph Hardee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1873)
  • Oct 13 Jules Quicherat, French historian/archaeologist
  • Oct 16 Francis Lubbock, Governor of Texas (d. 1905)
  • Oct 17 Emanuel Geibel, writer
  • Oct 23 João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (d. 1889)
  • Oct 24 John Edwards, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • Oct 29 Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language (d. 1856)
  • Oct 31 Karl Weierstrass, Germany, mathematician (theory of functions)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 13 Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15), executed