On This Day

What Happened in October 1745

Historical Events

  • Oct 14 French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 10 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer and organist, dies at 52

Person of interestJonathan Swift

Oct 19 Jonathan Swift, Irish author and satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal), dies at 77

Author, Poet and Satirist Jonathan Swift
Author, Poet and Satirist
Jonathan Swift