On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1491

  • Oct 23 Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish-Basque nobleman, priest, and co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit) religious order, born in Azpeitia, Spain (d. 1556)
  • Oct 26 Zhengde, 10th Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, born in Beijing (d. 1521)