On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1739

  • Oct 27 Franz Ignaz Kaa, German composer, born in Offenburg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (d. 1818)
  • Oct 30 Grigory Potemkin, Russian military leader, statesman and favorite of Catherine the Great, born in Chizhovo near Smolensk (d. 1791)