What Happened In October 1806 In History

Historical Events for October, 1806

  • 8th » Napoleonic Wars: Forces of the British Empire lay siege to the port of Boulogne in France by using Congreve rockets, invented by Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet e.g Sir William Congreve.
  • 9th » Prussia declares war on France.
  • 14th » Battle of Jena-Auerstädt France defeats Prussia.
  • 17th » Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines e.g Jacques I of Haiti is assassination called assassinated after an oppressive rule.
  • 27th » The French Army enters Berlin, following the Battle of Jena.
  • 30th » Believing he is facing a much larger force, Prussian Lieutenant General Friedrich von Romberg, commanding 5,300 men, Capitulation of Stettin e.g surrendered the city of Stettin to 800 French soldiers commanded by Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle named Gen

Famous Birthdays on October in 1806

  • 14th » Preston King (politician) e.g Preston King, American politician (d. 1865)
  • 16th » William P. Fessenden, American lawyer and politician, 26th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1869)
  • 25th » Max Stirner, German philosopher (d. 1856)
  • 27th » Juan Seguín, American colonel and politician (d. 1890)

Famous Deaths for October 1806

  • 9th » Benjamin Banneker, American astronomer and surveyor (b. 1731)
  • 10th » Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772–1806) named Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (b. 1772)
  • 17th » Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haitian commander and politician, List of heads of state of Haiti or Governor-General of Haiti (b. 1758)
  • 25th » Henry Knox, American general and politician, 2nd United States Secretary of War (b. 1750)
  • 26th » John Graves Simcoe, English general and politician, 1st List of lieutenant governors of Ontario called Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada (b. 1752)
  • 28th » Charlotte Turner Smith, English poet and author (b. 1749)

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