On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1686

  • Oct 12 Silvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist, born in Grodków, Poland (d. 1750)
  • Oct 15 Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (Gentle Shepherd), born in Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1758)
  • Oct 22 Georg Balthasar Schott, German composer, born in Schönau, near Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1736)