What Happened in October 1802

Historical Events

  • Oct 10 1st non-Indian settlement in Oklahoma

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 7 Bernhard Molique, German violinist and composer
  • Oct 8 Peter Hofstede, the Great, Dutch reformed theologist
  • Oct 16 Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (d. 1882)
  • Oct 25 Joseph Montferrand, Canadian logger and strong man (d. 1864)
  • Oct 26 King Miguel of Portugal (d. 1866)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 4 English romantic poet William Wordsworth (32) marries childhood friend Mary Hutchinson


Famous Deaths

  • Oct 22 Samuel Arnold, English composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 29 Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer, dies at 95