Historical Events in October 1787

  • Oct 1 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn
  • Oct 2 Maagden House opens in Amsterdam
  • Oct 10 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
  • Oct 17 Boston African Americans petition legislature for equal school facilities

Historic Event

Oct 27 Federalist Papers start appearing in New York newspapers under pseudonym "Publius" (written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay)

Music Premiere

Oct 29 Opera "Don Giovanni", music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte premieres at the National Theater of Bohemia in Prague