What Happened on October 16, 1690

Historical Events

Event of Interest

English demand the surrender of Quebec, French Governor Louis de Buade de Frontenac replies “I have no reply to make to your general other than from the mouths of my cannon and muskets”

Famous Deaths

  • Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1690 Highlights

About October 16, 1690

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 332 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra