October 1790 in History

Events in History


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Oct 18 Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling is granted permission to enroll at the Tübinger Stift at an earlier age than usually permitted

  • Oct 23 Slaves revolt in Haiti (later suppressed)
  • Oct 28 New York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 3 John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation (d. 1866)
  • Oct 14 Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
  • Oct 21 Alphonse-Marie Louis de Lamartine, Macon France, writer (René)
  • Oct 22 Jan Ackersdijk, Dutch political economist
  • Oct 23 Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman (d. 1860)
  • Oct 30 Rinse Posthumus, Frisian writer

Deaths in History

  • Oct 14 William Hooper, US attorney/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 48
  • Oct 19 Lyman Hall, US physician/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 66
  • Oct 29 Pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66