On This Day

What Happened in October 1752

Historical Events

  • Oct 18 Premiere of Rousseau's opera "Le Devin du Village"

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Samuel Story, Dutch rear admiral (Battle at Kamperduin), born in Maasbommel, Dutch Republic (d. 1811)
  • Oct 22 Ambrogio Minoja, Italian classical composer, born in Ospedaletto Lodigiano, Lodi, Italy (d. 1825)