On This Day

What Happened in October 1668

Historical Events

  • Oct 9 Mass society storms palace of "heretics" Spanish governor Jose de Paternina
  • Oct 23 Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 18 Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94)
  • Oct 18 Wierich PL earl von Daun, Austrian prince of Thiano/fieldmarshall
  • Oct 30 Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, 1st Queen consort of Prussia (1701-05), born in Iburg Castle, Osnabrück, Hanover (d. 1705)