On This Day

What Happened in October 1700

Historical Events

  • Oct 2 Spanish king Carlos II appoints Philip van Anjou, heir to throne
  • Oct 14 Rabbi Judah Hasid & Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 10 Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor, born in Nancy, Kingdom of France (d. 1759)
  • Oct 20 Charlotte Aglaé of Orléans, Duchess of Modena (d. 1761)