Famous People Born in October 1837

  • Oct 8 Otto Winter-Hjelm, Norwegian musician and composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1931)
  • Oct 14 Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1908)
  • Oct 16 John Francis Barnett, composer
  • Oct 18 Friedrich Wilhelm Mengelberg, German sculptor, born in Colonge (d. 1919)
  • Oct 26 James Lawlor Kieran, Irish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Mountbellew, County Galway (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, American slave/writer (Creation of Animals)