On This Day

October 1716 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 9 Britain & France sign treaty

Historic Event

Oct 13 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI's troops occupy Temesvar in Romania

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 3 Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist, born in Mondovì, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1781)
  • Oct 6 George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman, born in Dover, England (d. 1771)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 28 Stephen Fox, English politician, dies at 89