On This Day

Historical Events in October 1815

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

Historic Event

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

  • Oct 31 Cornishman Sir Humphry Davy patents miner's safety lamp