On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1777

  • Oct 5 Ján Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician, dies at 72
  • Oct 7 Simon Fraser, English general, dies in battle
  • Oct 13 Dismas Hatas, Czech composer, dies at 52
  • Oct 21 Samuel Foote, British actor, dramatist and theatre manager (Mirror), dies at 57