On This Day

What Happened in October 1698

Historical Events

  • Oct 11 France, England & Netherlands ratified the First Partition Treaty, which eventually led to the War of the Spanish Succession

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 7 Henri Madin, French composer, born in Verdun (d. 1748)
  • Oct 22 Nicola Logroscino, Italian composer, born in Bitonto, Bari, Italy (d. 1765)
  • Oct 23 Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde), born in Paris (d. 1782)