On This Day

October 1646 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 28 First Protestant church assembly for American Indians established in Massachusetts

Deaths in History

  • Oct 9 Baltasar Carlos, son of Spanish King Philip IV, dies of smallpox at 16
  • Oct 12 François de Bassompierre, marshal of France, dies at 67
  • Oct 18 Isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1607)
  • Oct 28 William Dobson, English portrait painter, dies at about 35 (b. 1610)