On This Day

What Happened in October 1727

Historical Events

  • Oct 21 Russian & Chinese accord to correct boundaries
  • Oct 29 Severe earthquake in New England

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 9 Johann Wilhelm Hertel, German composer, born in Eisenach, Germany (d. 1789)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 10 Alphonse d'Ève, Flemish Baroque composer, dies at 61