On This Day

What Happened in October 1693

Historical Events

  • Oct 4 Battle of Marsaglia: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.
  • Oct 5 Haarlem people's revolution due to food shortages

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 1 Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (b. 1619)
  • Oct 26 Coenraad van Beuningen, mayor of Amsterdam/diplomat, dies at 71