On This Day

What Happened in October 1672

Historical Events

  • Oct 18 Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Buczacz

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 21 Pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina and diplomat, born in Vileyka Raion, Belarus (d. 1742)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 12 Frederik of Nassau, count of Buren, slain in battle
  • Oct 24 John Webb, English architect (b. 1611)