On This Day

October 1801 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 1 Britain & France sign Preliminary of London

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 6 Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman, born in Saint-Omer, France (d. 1888)
  • Oct 12 Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss politician, born in Lindau, Germany (d. 1873)
  • Oct 14 Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (Plateau's Law), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1883)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 3 Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur, Marshal of France (b. 1724)