On This Day

What Happened in October 1604

Historical Events

  • Oct 8 Supernova "Kepler's nova" first sighted by Lodovico delle Colombe in Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 8 Janus Dousa [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician and poet, dies at 58
  • Oct 18 Igram van Achelen, Dutch statesman (b. 1528)
  • Oct 25 Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies