On This Day

What Happened in October 1631

Historical Events

  • Oct 10 Saxon army occupies Prague

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 3 Sebastian Anton Scherer, German composer, born in Ulm, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany (d. 1712)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 5 Arabella Holles, wife of English politician Thomas Wentworth, dies
  • Oct 14 Sophie of Mecklenburg-G├╝strow, Queen of Denmark and Norway, dies at 74
  • Oct 20 Michael Maestlin, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1550)