On This Day

October 1611 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 30 Gustaaf II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 11 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berry, French ambassador to Rome, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1671)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 3 Charles, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader, dies at 57
  • Oct 30 Charles IX [Carl], King of Sweden (1604-11), dies at 61