On this day in History, there were several historical events happened but we will publish only the top-rated events from the History.
What are historical events happened on October 7 in history?
- 1571 Battle of Lepanto: Holy League of southern European nations destroy Ottoman fleet in significant loss off Western Greece
- 1737 A cyclone causes 40-foot waves that are believed to have killed 300,000 in Calcutta, India
- 1763 George III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlement
- 1919 KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, established (oldest existing airline)
- 2001 The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan starts with an air assault and covert operations on the ground