What Happened In October 1799 In History
Historical Events for October, 1799
- 9th » Sinking of HMS Lutine (1779) or HMS 'Lutine', with the loss of 240 men and a cargo worth £1,200,000.
- 12th » Jeanne Geneviève Labrosse was the first woman to jump from a balloon with a parachute, from an altitude of 900 meters.
Famous Birthdays on October in 1799
- 26th » Margaret Agnes Bunn, British actress (d. 1883)
- 30th » Ignace Bourget, Canadian bishop (d. 1885)
Famous Deaths for October 1799
- 24th » Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Austrian violinist and composer (b. 1739)
Year 1799 events in history for the month of October
Historical events for the year 1799 by month