Famous Deaths in October 1777

  • Oct 5 Ján Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (b. 1704)
  • Oct 7 Simon Fraser, English general, dies in battle
  • Oct 13 Dismas Hatas, composer, dies at 52
  • Oct 21 Samuel Foote, English dramatist and actor (b. 1720)