Historical Events in October 1799

  • Oct 2 Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands
  • Oct 6 Battle of Castricum: Franco-Dutch army beats British-Russian army
  • Oct 9 Sinking of British frigate HMS Lutine, with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth £1,200,000 off Dutch coast.
  • Oct 10 Convention of Alkmaar: British/Russian invasion army departs
  • Oct 22 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition