October 1648 in history

October 1648 events chronologically

Oct 18 Boston Shoemakers form first American labor organization
Oct 24 The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War

Born in October 1648

Oct 3 Élisabeth Sophie Chéron remembered today primarily as a French painter, but she was acclaimed in her lifetime as a gifted poet, musician, artist, and academicienne.
Oct 13 Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans born a Princess of France and was the Duchess of Savoy as the first wife of Charles Emmanuel She was a first cousin of Louis XIV as well of her husband. She was the shortest Savoyard consort dying at the age of fifteen, childless

Died in October 1648

Oct 11 George I Rákóczi an important Hungarian nobleman who was Prince of Transylvania from 1630 until his death in 1648. During his influence Transylvania grew politically and economically stronger
Oct 15 Simone Cantarini an Italian painter and etcher of the Bolognese School of painting.