On This Day

What Happened in October 1734

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 7 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
  • Oct 14 Francis Lightfoot Lee, American advocate for independence (signed US Declaration of Independence), born in Stratford Hall Plantation, Westmoreland County, Virginia Colony (d. 1797)
  • Oct 17 Grigori G. Orlov, Russian guard officer and favorite of Catherine II