On This Day

What Happened in October 1750

Historical Events

  • Oct 5 Carlo Goldoni's "Il Teatro Comico" premieres in Venice

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 31 Leonor de Almeida marquesa de Alorna, Portuguese poet, born in São Jorge de Arroios, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1839)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 3 Georg Matthias Monn, Austrian composer, dies at 33
  • Oct 16 Silvius Leopold Weiss, German composer and lutenist, dies at 64