On This Day

What Happened in October 1757

Historical Events

  • Oct 16 Austrian troops occupy Berlin

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCharles X

Oct 9 Charles X, King of France (1824-30), born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1836)

King of France Charles X
King of France
Charles X
  • Oct 10 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens), born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1819)
  • Oct 21 Pierre Augereau, Marshal of France and duc de Castiglione (d. 1816)
  • Oct 26 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (elementary philosophy), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1823)
  • Oct 31 Ignaz Spangler, Austrian singer and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1811)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 17 René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (b. 1683)
  • Oct 30 Osman III, sultan of Turkey (1754-57), dies