What Happened in October 1819

Historical Events

  • Oct 22 1st ship sails by Erie-channel (Rome-Utica)

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 George Washington Getty, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1901)
  • Oct 6 Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer
  • Oct 9 Samuel McGowan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • Oct 10 Zebulon York, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1900)
  • Oct 15 Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliography/literary
  • Oct 16 Austin F. Pike, American politician from New Hampshire (d. 1886)
  • Oct 19 Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist (Crises Commercial)
  • Oct 20 Daniel Edgar Sickles, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1914)
  • Oct 20 Karol Mikuli, composer
  • Oct 20 The Báb, Persian founder of the Bábí Faith (d. 1850)
  • Oct 23 Isac Baker Woodbury, composer
  • Oct 25 Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1882)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 6 Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies
  • Oct 13 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 15 F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48
  • Oct 15 Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1744)
  • Oct 20 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66