On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1644

  • Oct 1 Jean Rousseau, French composer and viol player (d. 1699)
  • Oct 2 François-Timoléon de Choisy, French writer (Quatre dialogues sur l'immortalité de l'âme), born in Paris (d. 1724)

William Penn

Oct 14 William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania, born in London, England (d. 1718)