On This Day

What Happened in October 1722

Historical Events

  • Oct 19 Frenchman C Hopffer patents the fire extinguisher

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Leopold Widhalm, Austrian luthier, born in Horn, Austria (d. 1776)
  • Oct 5 Gregorio Sciroli, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1781)