On This Day

What Happened in October 1714

Historical Events

  • Oct 7 People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar, Netherlands

CrownRoyal Coronation

Oct 20 Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as Britain's King George I

King George I
King
George I

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 16 Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (d. 1795)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 5 Kaibara Ekiken, Japanese philosopher (b. 1630)
  • Oct 10 Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (b. 1646)