What Happened in October 1765

Historical Events

  • Oct 7 Stamp Act Congress convenes in New York
  • Oct 19 Stamp Act Congress meets in New York, writes the Declaration of Rights and Grievances

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 8 Harman Blennerhassett, Irish lawyer, born in Hampshire, England (d. 1831)
  • Oct 16 Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer
  • Oct 22 Daniel Steibelt, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 10 Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, dies at 77
  • Oct 20 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
  • Oct 21 Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73
  • Oct 31 Duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies