What Happened in October 1794

Historical Events

  • Oct 9 French troops occupy Hertogenbosch
  • Oct 29 French troops occupies Venlo
  • Oct 31 John Dalton's first lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 10 William Whiting Boardman, American politician (d. 1871)
  • Oct 13 Anselm Huttenbrenner, composer
  • Oct 18 Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer
  • Oct 23 Joseph Panny, composer
  • Oct 24 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
  • Oct 26 Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (d. 1881)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 12 James Lyon, American composer, dies at 59
  • Oct 20 James Adam, System architect (essays on agriculture), dies at about 64