On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1730

  • Oct 12 Frederik IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1699-1730), dies at 59
  • Oct 15 Antoine Laumet de La Mothe Cadillac, French explorer in New France, founder of Detroit and Governor of Louisiana, dies at 71
  • Oct 23 Anne Oldfield, English actress (The Maiden Queen), dies from cervical cancer at 47