October 7: On This Day in History

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What are historical events happened on October 7 in history

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

 


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