October 1682 in history

October 1682 events chronologically

Oct 27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded

Born in October 1682

Oct 24 William Aikman (painter) a Scottish portrait-painter.
Oct 29 Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix a French Jesuit priest, traveller and historian, often distinguished as the first historian of New France, which then occupied much of North America known to Europeans.

Died in October 1682

Oct 19 Thomas Browne an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric. Browne's writings display a deep curiosity towards the natural world, influenced by the scientific revolution of Baconian enquiry, while his Christian faith exuded tolerance and goodwill towards humanity in an often intolerant era