On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1762

Historical Events

  • British troops occupy Manila, Philippines

Famous Deaths

  • Francesco Manfredini, Italian Baroque composer, violinist, and maestro di cappella (St. Phillip's Cathedral, 1727-65), dies at 78
1762 Highlights

About October 6, 1762

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 258 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra