On This Day

What Happened in October 1510

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 6 Rowland Taylor, English clergyman, born in Northumberland, England (d. 1555)
  • Oct 6 John Caius, English physician, born in Norwich, England (d. 1573)
  • Oct 25 Renée of France, French princess and Duchess of Ferrara, born in Château de Blois, Touraine, France (d. 1574)
  • Oct 28 Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía and Jesuit priest, born in Duchy of Gandía, Kingdom of Valencia, Spain (d. 1572)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 25 Il Giorgione, [Giorgio del Castelfranco], Italian painter, dies at 32