On This Day

What Happened in October 1466

Historical Events

  • Oct 19 The Thirteen Years' War ends with the Second Peace of Thorn, Germany

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestErasmus

Oct 28 Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch humanist and theologian (The Praise of Folly), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1536)

Humanist and Theologian Erasmus
Humanist and Theologian
Erasmus