On This Day

What Happened in October 1735

Historical Events

  • Oct 3 France & Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, German composer, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1800)
  • Oct 25 James Beattie, Scottish poet and philosopher (Essay on Truth), born in Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland (d. 1803)
  • Oct 30 Edward Miller, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1807)

Person of interestJohn Adams

Oct 30 John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), born in Braintree, Massachusetts (d. 1826)

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 8 Yongzheng, 4th Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, dies at 56