On This Day

October 1709 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 29 England & Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 25 Jan Wagenaar, Dutch merchant and historian, born in Amsterdam (d. 1773)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 9 Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, English mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 68