On This Day

What Happened in October 1733

Historical Events

  • Oct 10 France declares war on emperor Charles VI

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 3 François Krafft, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Oct 14 François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, born in Hainaut, Austrian Netherlands (d. 1798)
  • Oct 28 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, German composer, born in Wimpfen, Germany (d. 1803)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 26 Antonio Veracini, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 31 Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg, dies at 57