What Happened in October 1713

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 3 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, born in Moulins, Alier, France (d. 1797)

Person of interestDenis Diderot

Oct 5 Denis Diderot, French enlightenment philosopher (Encyclop├ędie), born in Langres, Champagne (d. 1784)

Enlightenment Philosopher Denis Diderot
Enlightenment Philosopher
Denis Diderot
  • Oct 7 Granville Elliott, British military officer (d. 1759)
  • Oct 8 Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi and Talmudist, born in Opat├│w, Poland (d. 1793)
  • Oct 10 Johann Ludwig Krebs, German musician and composer, born in Buttelstedt, Germany (d. 1780)
  • Oct 13 Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1784)
  • Oct 23 Peter Burmannus Secundus [Pieter Burman the Younger], Dutch classicist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1778)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 4 Valentin Molitor, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 20 Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652)