Famous People Born in October 1837

  • Oct 8 Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer
  • Oct 14 Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • Oct 16 John Francis Barnett, composer
  • Oct 18 Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter
  • Oct 26 James Lawlor Kiernan, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1869)
  • Oct 28 Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japan's last shogun (d. 1913)
  • Oct 29 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)
  • Oct 29 Harriet Powers, US, slave/writer (Creation of Animals)