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ASCfSd1633Oct22Battle of Liaoluo Bay ends; Chinese pirate Zheng Zhilong defeats an alliance of Dutch East India Company vessels and junks commanded by pirate Liu Xiang.
??????1708Oct22Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
ASScGv1721Oct22Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
NAScEd1746Oct22Princeton University (NJ) receives its charter
NAScBd1775Oct22Peyton Randolph dies
NAScGv1784Oct22The Treaty of Fort Stanwix is finalized between the US and the six nations of the Iroquois League in present-day Rome, NY
FRSeAn1797Oct22Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
??????1799Oct22Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition
EUScBd1811Oct22Pianist and composer Franz Liszt is born in Hungary
??????1812Oct22Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, seizes Burgos Spain
NAScGw1819Oct22First ship sails by Erie-channel (Rome-Utica)
NAScGv1836Oct22Sam Houston inaugurated as first elected President of Republic of Texas
NAScRn1844Oct22The world is supposed to end with the return of Christ, per William Miller, leader of the ’Millerism’ movement




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