On This Day

Deaths in History in October 1687

  • Oct 13 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (b. 1633)
  • Oct 21 Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies
  • Oct 27 Renatus Rapinus [René Rapin], French Jesuit theologian and poet (Hortorum libri IV), dies at 65