On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1576

  • Oct 7 John Marston, English poet and playwright (d. 1634)
  • Oct 12 Thomas Dudley, British colonial governor of Massachusetts, born in Northamptonshire, England (d. 1653)
  • Oct 25 Thomas Weelkes, English organist and composer of madrigals, baptised in Elstead (d. 1623)
  • Oct 30 Enrico Caterino Davila, Italian writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia), born in Padua, Italy (d. 1631)