On This Day

What Happened in October 1749

Historical Events

  • Oct 26 Georgia Colony reverses itself & rules slavery is legal

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 4 Jean-Louis Duport, French cellist and composer, born in France (d. 1819)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 17 US revolutionary Samuel Adams (27) weds Elizabeth Checkley

US Revolutionary Samuel Adams
US Revolutionary
Samuel Adams

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 4 Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (b. 1711)
  • Oct 26 Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, French composer/organist, dies at 72