What Happened in October 1828

Historical Events

  • Oct 7 The Greek city of Patras is liberated by the French expeditionary force in Peloponnese under General Maison.
  • Oct 25 St Katharine Docks opens in London, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896)
  • Oct 3 Woldemar Bargiel, composer
  • Oct 8 Francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), born in Dourdan, France (d. 1899)
  • Oct 10 Samuel J. Randall, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1890)
  • Oct 19 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer
  • Oct 23 Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Oct 27 Jacob Dolson Cox, Canadian-American statesman, lawyer, and Major General (Union Army), born in Montreal, Canada (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 3 Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer, dies at 77