On This Day

What Happened in October 1645

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 8 First hospital in Montreal, Quebec founded, the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal by nurse Jeanne Mance

Nurse and Settler of New France Jeanne Mance
Nurse and Settler of New France
Jeanne Mance

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 26 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1727)