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Events in History in October 1787

  • Oct 1 Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn
  • Oct 2 Maagden House opens in Amsterdam
  • Oct 10 Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army
  • Oct 17 Boston African Americans petition legislature for equal school facilities

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 27 Federalist Papers start appearing in New York newspapers under pseudonym "Publius" (written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay)

1st US Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
1st US Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton
4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison
1st US Chief Justice John Jay
1st US Chief Justice
John Jay