On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1760

  • Oct 1 William Beckford, British writer (Epsiodes of Vathek), born in Soho Square, London (d. 1844)
  • Oct 9 Pierre Gaveaux, French composer, born in B├ęziers, France (d. 1825)
  • Oct 27 August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Prussian field marshal, born in Schildau, Saxony (d. 1831)