Famous Deaths in October 1799

  • Oct 5 Antonio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Hissope), dies at 68
  • Oct 16 Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer, dies at 44
  • Oct 23 William Paca, US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 58
  • Oct 24 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian composer, dies at 59