Historical Events in October 1779

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  • Oct 4 Fort Wilson Riot takes place

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Oct 8 English engraver and poet William Blake begins study at the Royal Academy, Old Somerset House, London

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake

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Oct 9 Siege of Savannah during American Revolutionary War: Casimir Pulaski is wounded by grapeshot (dies 11 or 15 March)

Military Leader Casimir Pulaski
Military Leader
Casimir Pulaski