On This Day

October 1737 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 7 A cyclone causes 40 foot waves that are believed to have killed 300,000 in Calcutta, India
  • Oct 11 Earthquake kills 300,000 and destroys half of Calcutta, India

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 31 James Lovell, American educator and statesman, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1789)