Birthdays in History in October 1712

  • Oct 5 Francesco Guardi, Italian painter
  • Oct 12 William Shippen, American physician and statesman (d. 1801)
  • Oct 14 George Grenville, British PM (1763-65)
  • Oct 18 Jeremias van Riemsdijk, gov-general of Dutch Indies (1775-77)
  • Oct 21 Sir James Steuart, British economist (d. 1780)
  • Oct 30 Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German painter