On This Day

What Happened in October 1770

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Vincenzo Cuoco, Italian historian (Naples Revolution 1799), born in Civitacampomarano, Molise, Italy (d. 1823)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 1 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, French composer and violinist, dies at 64
  • Oct 18 John Manners, Marquess of Granby, British soldier (b. 1721)