On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1795

  • Oct 1 Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70
  • Oct 3 Tula, leader of Curacaose slave uprising, executed
  • Oct 7 Johann Georg von Zimmermann, Swiss philosophical author and physician, dies at 66
  • Oct 8 Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman and biographer, dies at 70
  • Oct 10 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian, dies at 81
  • Oct 13 William Prescott, American Revolutionary soldier ("Do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes"), dies at 69