On This Day

October 1724 in History

Events in History

Historic Publication

Oct 13 Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters

  • Oct 15 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old Catholic church in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 31 Christopher Anstey, English poet (The New Bath Guide), born in Brinkley, England (d. 1805)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 2 François-Timoléon de Choisy, French writer (Quatre dialogues sur l'immortalité de l'âme), dies at on his 80th birthday