What Happened in October 1618

Historical Events


Oct 29 English adventurer, writer and courtier Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against King James I of England

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 6 Miguel G√≥mez Camargo, Spanish baroque composer, born in Avila, Spain (d. 1690)

Famous Deaths

ExecutionWalter Raleigh

Oct 29 Walter Raleigh, English scholar, poet, historian and explorer, beheaded for treason at about 64