On This Day

What Happened in October 1716

Historical Events

  • Oct 9 Britain & France sign treaty

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Oct 13 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI's troops occupy Temesvar in Romania

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 3 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist, born in Mondovì, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1781)
  • Oct 6 George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman, born in Dover, England (d. 1771)
  • Oct 25 Petronio Maria Pio Sgabazzi, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 28 Stephen Fox, English politician, dies at 89