On This Day

Deaths in History in October 1674

  • Oct 15 Robert Herrick, English poet ('Gather ye rosebuds while ye may'), dies at 83
  • Oct 22 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter, dies at 53
  • Oct 27 HallgrĂ­mur PĂ©tursson, Icelandic poet (b. 1614)