On This Day

What Happened in October 1710

Historical Events

  • Oct 13 English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)
  • Oct 16 British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 12 Jonathan Trumbull, American politician and statesman, born in Lebanon, Connecticut (d. 1785)
  • Oct 16 Andreas Hadik, Austro-Hungarian general (d. 1790)
  • Oct 24 Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1773)