On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1688

  • Oct 17 Domenico Zipoli, Italian organist and composer, born in Prato (d. 1726)
  • Oct 19 William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752)
  • Oct 22 Nader Shah, Iranian ruler (1736-47) and founder of Afsharid Dynasty of Persia, born in Kobhan, Iran (d. 1747)