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 The St Katharine Docks opened in London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 2 Charles Floquet, French statesman (d. 1896)
  • Oct 3 Woldemar Bargiel, composer
  • Oct 8 Francisque Sarcey, French writer/critic
  • 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, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

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