01 October has witnessed some worth-to-know events. There are some more memorable and important events happened on 01 Oct that you must know. So, to help the students to strengthen their history subject for competitive exams, we are enclosing some significant events that happened on this date. Have a look at the events happened in World History today to boost your knowledge for competitive exams

  • BC Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela in 331.
  • Prince Willem III of Orange accepts invitation of take up the British crown in 1688.
  • Opening of the Congress of Vienna, which redrew Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon Bonaparte in 1814.
  • Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" published in 1867.
  • Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825) in 1908.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev becomes Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, effectively head of state of the Soviet Union in 1988.
  • Vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies in 540.
  • Teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle in 552
  • King Edwy (Eadwig) of England (955-959) "the All-Fair", dies at about 18 in 959 
  • Al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies in 976 
  • Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) in 1040 

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