On This Day

October 1711 in History

Events in History

CrownRoyal Coronation

Oct 12 Charles VI is crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Frankfurt

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 15 Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, Queen consort of Sardinia (1737-41), born in Château de Lunéville, Lorraine (d. 1741)
  • Oct 17 Jupiter Hammon, Lloyd Harbor NY, slave and poet, 1st African American to publish poetry
  • Oct 20 Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (d. 1795)
  • Oct 31 Laura Bassi, Italian physicist and scholar, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1778)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 14 Tewoflos, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1708)