On This Day

October 1730 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 12 Christian VI succeeds Frederik IV as king of Denmark

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 1 Richard Stockton, American attorney and signer of Declaration of Independence, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 1781)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 12 Frederik IV, King of Denmark and Norway (1699-1730), dies at 59
  • Oct 15 Antoine Laumet de La Mothe Cadillac, French explorer in New France, founder of Detroit and Governor of Louisiana, dies at 71