On This Day

October 1744 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 6 James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1813)
  • Oct 7 Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (d. 1819)
  • Oct 27 Mary Moser, English painter (Flowers Still Life), born in London (d. 1819)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 18 Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend of Queen Anne of Great Britain, dies at 84