On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1720

  • Oct 3 Johann Peter Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem), born in Ansbach, Germany (d. 1796)
  • Oct 4 Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian etcher, born in Mogliano Veneto, Italy (d. 1778)
  • Oct 8 Jonathan Mayhew, American Congregational minister, born in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts (d. 1766)
  • Oct 17 Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer
  • Oct 19 John Woolman, American Quaker preacher and abolitionist, born in Province of New Jersey (d. 1772)