On This Day

What Happened in October 1733

Historical Events


BattleDeclaration of War

Oct 10 France declares war on emperor Charles VI

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman 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, Italian violinist and Baroque composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 31 Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg, dies at 57