October 1694 in history

October 1694 events chronologically

Oct 23 British/American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phips, fail to seize Quebec from the French

Born in October 1694

Oct 15 Archibald Douglas 1st Duke of Douglas a Scottish nobleman.
Oct 26 Johan Helmich Roman a Swedish Baroque composer. He has been called "the father of Swedish music" or "the Swedish Handel." He was the leader of Swedish Opera through most of Swedish Opera's Age of Liberty
Oct 31 Yeongjo of Joseon the 21st king of the Korean Joseon Dynasty. He was the second son of Sukjong by Royal Noble Consort Suk of the Haeju Choi clan, and succeeded his older brother Gyeongjong as Prince after considerable controversy

Died in October 1694

Oct 13 Samuel von Pufendorf a German jurist, political philosopher, economist, statesman, and historian. His name was just Samuel Pufendorf until he was ennobled in 1684; he was made a Freiherr a few months before his death at age 62 in 1694. Among his achievements are his commentaries and revisions of the natural law theories of Thomas Hobbes and Hugo Grotius
Oct 20 Christian II Duke of Saxe-Merseburg a duke of Saxe-Merseburg and member of the House of Wettin.