On This Day

What Happened in October 1602

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 12 William Chillingworth, English religious leader, born in Oxford, England (d. 1644)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 1 Hernando de Cabezon, Spanish composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French-Dutch calvinist theologist and vicar, dies at 57
  • Oct 30 Jean-Jacques Boissard, French poet (b. 1528)